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Role of the Government in Residential Mortgage Markets.

NBER Research Associates Darrell Duffie and Kenneth J. Singleton of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business organized a conference on the "Role of the Government in Residential Mortgage Markets", which was held in New York City on October 26, 2011. These papers were discussed:

* David Scharfstein, Harvard University and NBER, and Adi Sunderam, Harvard University, "The Economics of Housing Finance Reform: Privatizing, Regulating and Backstopping Mortgage Markets"

* Valentin Bolotnyy, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, "The Government-Sponsored Enterprises and the Mortgage Crisis: The Role of the Affordable Housing Goals"

* Dwight Jaffee and John M. Quigley, University of California, Berkeley, "The Future Role of Government Sponsored Enterprises: The Role for Government in the U.S. Mortgage Market"

* Patricia Mosser, Joseph Tracy, Tony Dechario, James Vickery, and Joshua Wright, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, "A Private Lender Cooperative Model for Residential Mortgage Finance"

Summaries of these papers may be found at:
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Title Annotation:Conferences
Publication:NBER Reporter
Date:Dec 22, 2011
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