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Overcoming the Financial Crisis in the United States

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  • Andrea de Michelis

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The global financial crisis that emerged in mid 2007 has caused considerable economic disruptions in the United States and elsewhere, and exposed major flaws in the global financial system. After examining the origins of the crisis, this paper recommends specific policy responses to resolve the immediate problems and discusses how to make the US financial system more resilient and stable in the future. Surmonter la crise financière aux Etats-Unis La crise financière qui a éclaté à la mi-2007 a provoqué des perturbations économiques considérables aux États-Unis et ailleurs, et révélé des failles majeures dans le système financier mondial. Après une analyse des origines de la crise, ce chapitre préconise des réponses spécifiques pour résoudre les problèmes immédiats et étudie les moyens de rendre le système financier des États-Unis plus résilient et plus stable dans l’avenir.

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Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Economics Department Working Papers with number 669.

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Date of creation: 24 Feb 2009
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Handle: RePEc:oec:ecoaaa:669-en

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Keywords: deleveraging; housing finance; securitisation; subprime mortgage; financial regulation; financial crisis; United States; financial supervision; market stability regulator; titrisation; États-Unis; réglementation des marchés financiers; surveillance prudentielle; crise financière; autorité de contrôle pour la stabilité des marchés financiers; crédit hypothécaire à risques; réduction de l’effet de levier; financement du logement;

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Cited by:
  1. Rose, Andrew K & Spiegel, Mark, 2009. "Cross-Country Causes and Consequences of the 2008 Crisis: Early Warning," CEPR Discussion Papers 7354, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Ronald Mendoza & Ronald, 2010. "Inclusive Crises, Exclusive Recoveries, and Policies to Prevent a Double Whammy for the Poor," Working papers 1004, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
  3. Bojinov, Bojidar, 2014. "Causes of banking crises in modern world," MPRA Paper 56034, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Christophe André, 2010. "A Bird's Eye View of OECD Housing Markets," OECD Economics Department Working Papers 746, OECD Publishing.

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