The Federal Home Loan Bank System: A Bibliography

31 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2017

Date Written: August 30, 2017


This is an unannotated bibliography of writings through 2016 primarily about the Federal Home Loan Bank System (FHLBS), but it also includes materials regarding the savings and loan (S&L) industry. While it is comprehensive, it is not exhaustive, with a focus on work published by government agencies, economists, legal and policy scholars, private sector analysts and think tanks. The bibliography also includes other materials about the housing finance market in the 19th and early 20th Century. These materials provide some context for the operations of the FHLBS and the S&L industry.

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Keywords: housing finance, The Federal Home Loan Bank System, FHLBS, Federal Home Loan Bank, savings and loan, S&L, thrift, government-sponsored enterprise, GSE, mortgage market, home ownership

Suggested Citation

Reiss, David J., The Federal Home Loan Bank System: A Bibliography (August 30, 2017). Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 521, Available at SSRN: or

David J. Reiss (Contact Author)

Brooklyn Law School ( email )

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