The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009

THE HANDBOOK OF MAJOR EVENTS IN ECONOMIC HISTORY, R. Whaples & R. Parker, eds., Routledge, Forthcoming

16 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2012 Last revised: 19 Apr 2012

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)

Date Written: April 18, 2012

Abstract

This summary of the financial crisis of 2007-2009 was prepared for The Handbook of Major Events in Economic History (Routledge; forthcoming), edited by Robert Whaples and Randall Parker.

Keywords: Financial Crisis

JEL Classification: E00, E32, G00, G2

Suggested Citation

Gorton, Gary B. and Metrick, Andrew, The Financial Crisis of 2007-2009 (April 18, 2012). THE HANDBOOK OF MAJOR EVENTS IN ECONOMIC HISTORY, R. Whaples & R. Parker, eds., Routledge, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2003388

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Andrew Metrick

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