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From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery
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From Financial Crisis to Global Recovery

Padma Desai

Abstract

This book is about the complexities of economic policy and financial reform. Merging a compelling narrative with scholarly research, it begins with a systematic breakdown of the factors leading to America's recent recession, describing the monetary policy, tax practices, subprime mortgage scandals, and lax regulation that contributed to the crisis. The book also discusses the Treasury-Federal Reserve rescue deals that saved several financial institutions and the involvement of Congress in passing restorative policies. The book follows with an analysis of stress tests and other economic measure ... More

Keywords: economic policy, financial reform, recession, monetary policy, tax practices, subprime mortgage scandals, regulation, U.S. economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780231157865
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231157865.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Padma Desai, author
Columbia University