The Future of Fannie and Freddie
41 Pages Posted: 1 May 2015
Date Written: 2014
This is a transcript of a panel discussion titled, “The Future of Fannie and Freddie.” The panelists were Dr. Mark Calabria from the Cato Institute; Professor David Reiss from Brooklyn Law School; Professor Lawrence White from NYU Stern School of Business; and Dr. Mark Willis from NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy. The panel was moderated by Professor Michael Levine from NYU School of Law. Panelists looked at economic policy and future prospects for Fannie and Freddie. The remarks have not been edited by the panelists.
Keywords: GSE, Fannie, Freddie, Government-Sponsored Enterprise, FHFA, Federal Housing Finance Agency, housing finance, mortgage market, guaranteed mortgage,Lawrence White, Mark Calabira, Mark Willis, Michael Levine, home ownership, systemic risk, nationalization, consumer protection, FRM, fixed rate mortgage
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