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US Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission resources

A live searchable FCIC website is hosted by Stanford University's Rock Center for Corporate Governance and Stanford Law School click here. Here you will find not only the report but also testimonies, hearings, documents, forums and roundtable discussions.

Links to specific topics:

Subprime Lending and Securitization and Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) 

The Credibility of Credit Ratings, the Investment Decisions Made Based on those Ratings, and the Financial Crisis  

The Shadow Banking System 

The Role of Derivatives in the Financial Crisis

Too Big to Fail: Expectations and Impact of Extraordinary Government Intervention and the role of Systemic Risk in the Financial Crisis

Reviews of the FCIC report:  send us your suggestions of summaries and reviews.

Financial Regulation and Reform

The Dodd Frank Act Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act  was the result of the reconciliation of the House Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (HR 4173)  and Senate Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 .

 Send us reviews and analyses of this Act signed into law by President Obama.

 Books on the Financial Crisis:  see our Book review section

Achaya, V et al.(eds). Regulating Wall Street. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2011.

Lewis, Michael. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. London: Penguin, 2010.

Reich Robert. (2009). Supercapitalism

Sorkin, Andrew. Too Big to Fail. London: Penguin, 2009.

Stiglitz, Joseph. Freefall:  Free Fall and the Sinking of the Global Economy. London: Allen Lane,2010.

Reinhardt, C. and  Rogoff, K. (2009). This Time is Different

Tett, Gillian. Fools’ Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe. London: Abacus, 2010.  




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