Table of Contents:
  • Examining the causes of the credit crisis of 2008, minority staff analysis, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform / Tom Davis
  • Alternative mortgages : causes and policy implications of troubled mortgage resets in the subprime and Alt-A markets / Edward V. Murphy
  • Economic analysis of a mortgage foreclosure moratorium / Edward Vincent Murphy
  • Understanding mortgage foreclosure : recent events, the process, and costs / Darryl E. Getter
  • Constitutional issues relating to proposals for legislation to impose an interest rate freeze/reduction on existing mortgages / David H. Carpenter
  • Subprime mortgages : primer on current lending and foreclosure issues / Edward Vincent Murphy
  • Government interventions in financial markets : economic and historic analysis of subprime mortgage options / N. Eric Weiss
  • Proposal to allow Treasury to buy mortgage-related assets to address financial instability / Edward V. Murphy and Baird Webel.