April 2011 Archives

Did Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Cause the Financial Crisis, and How Can They Be Reformed?

Guests: Martin Baily, Lawrence Lindsey, Peter Wallison,
The financial crisis has been blamed on many factors: Wall Street bankers, out of control hedge fund managers, incompetent ratings agencies, weak government oversight and a collapse in the housing mortgage markets. Seemingly all of these forces played a role. Peter Read More