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Getting up to Speed on the Financial Crisis: A One-Weekend-Reader's Guide


Gary B. Gorton


Yale School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Andrew Metrick


Yale School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

January 11, 2012


Abstract:     
All economists should be conversant with “what happened?” during the financial crisis of 2007-2009. We select and summarize 16 documents, including academic papers and reports from regulatory and international agencies. This reading list covers the key facts and mechanisms in the build-up of risk, the panics in short-term-debt markets, the policy reactions, and the real effects of the financial crisis.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 33

Keywords: Financial Crisis

JEL Classification: E00, F00

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Date posted: December 19, 2011 ; Last revised: January 11, 2012

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Gorton, Gary B. and Metrick, Andrew, Getting up to Speed on the Financial Crisis: A One-Weekend-Reader's Guide (January 11, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1974662 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1974662

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Andrew Metrick
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New Haven, CT 06520-8200
United States
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