fall of AIG, the
AbstractThis article provides a brief overview of AIG's operations and explains why AIG suddenly collapsed. It then details the terms of the initial US government bailout and later restructurings. Finally, the article describes the regulatory gap exploited by AIG and ensuing regulatory reform.
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This chapter was published in: Steven N. Durlauf & Lawrence E. Blume (ed.) , , pages , 2011, 2nd quarter update.
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