Comments on the Paper by Lawrence White: 'On Truly Privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Why it's Important and How to Do It'
Wharton Financial Institutions Working Paper No. 05-33
2 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2005
Date Written: June 2005
Larry White has created a highly useful paper that clearly lays out the reasons to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (F&F) and offers a roadmap for doing so. I agree fully with the goal and his reasons for it, although below I will indicate I have a different perspective on how best to "do it."
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