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Subprime Mortgage Crisis: Reports


Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Role in the Secondary Mortgage Market. This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study—prepared at the request of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs—examines various alternatives for the federal government’s future role in the secondary (resale) market for residential mortgages.

"The U.S. Suprime Mortgage Crisis: Issues Raised and Lessons Learned," by Dwight M. Jaffee. Working Paper 28, World Bank, 2008.

 "Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse." Released April 13, 2011, by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (co-chairmen: Carl Levin (D-Michigan) and Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma).