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Bad History, Worse Policy How a False Narrative About the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act. von Wallison, Peter J. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 25.01.2013
  • Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Bad History, Worse Policy

This timely study focuses on how the government-constructed narratives surrounding the collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the 2008 financial crisis shaped the policymaking that led to the Dodd-Frank Act. The book shows that every major provision of the act can be traced directly to that narrative, which ignored the government's own role and focused entirely on the errors of the private sector. In the next Congress, whether or not the Republicans are in control of the House and Senate, there will be a concerted effort to make changes inor even repealthe Dodd-Frank Act. The essays in this book, originally published by AEI as Financial Services Outlooks, and the accompanying commentary provide a thorough backgrounder for anyone interested in financial policy.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 25.01.2013
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780844772400
    Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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