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Government Sponsored Entities: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac


Ramon P. DeGennaro


University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance


The Journal of Structured Finance 14, No. 1, pp. 18-22, Spring 2008

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The US Government's influence is large in many areas and the financial sector is no exception. This article provides a brief overview of two Government Sponsored Entities that dominate the market for mortgages in the United States: The Federal National Mortgage Association, better known as Fannie Mae (or just Fannie), and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, or Freddie Mac (Freddie).

Number of Pages in PDF File: 13

Keywords: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, GSE

JEL Classification: G18, G21, G28, L85

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Date posted: June 11, 2008 ; Last revised: August 14, 2008

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DeGennaro, Ramon P., Government Sponsored Entities: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The Journal of Structured Finance 14, No. 1, pp. 18-22, Spring 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1142662

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Ramon P. DeGennaro (Contact Author)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance ( email )
423 Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States
865-974-1726 (Phone)
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