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“Guaranteed to Fail” by NYU Stern Professors Makes American Banker’s Summer Reading List

Excerpt from American Banker: “This book alleges that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were run as the largest hedge fund on the planet. The four authors, all professors at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Prof. Lawrence White on Secondary Mortgage Markets

The following is an excerpt from The New York Times:  The president’s State of the Union address on Tuesday provided a glimmer of hope for those looking for action to revamp America’s mortgage system. In a brief nod in the … Continue reading

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Professor Lawrence White Interviewed on Ratings Companies

The following is an excerpt from Bloomberg entitled “S&P Ratings States Reject Support New Jersey to California.” While suing Standard & Poor’s for fraud, states from New Jersey to California ironically are helping fund the world’s largest credit rater’s legal … Continue reading

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Prof. White Testifies to the House on Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac

Lawrence White, Robert Kavesh Professor in Economics and Deputy Chair of the Economics Department, testified on March 6, 2013 before the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises at their hearing on “Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: How Government … Continue reading

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Lawrence White Op-Ed: Stop Mandating Reliance on Ratings

The following is an Op-Ed written by Lawrence White, NYU Stern Professor of Economics published online on the New York Times Opinion Pages. The Justice Department’s suit against Standard & Poor’s is a fresh reminder of the large mistakes by … Continue reading

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Possible US Credit Downgrade? More Joys from the Fiscal Cliff

NYU Stern Professor Lawrence White was featured on Bloomberg TV discussing the impact of the fiscal cliff and its repercussions on the US’s credit rating. Currently at AAA rating, White argues that the US could see a credit downgrade to … Continue reading

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Taking the L-I-E Out of Libor

In a new Bloomberg op-ed, NYU Stern Economists Kim Schoenholtz and Lawrence White address the Libor scandal and propose an alternative way to calculate the rate. Excerpt from Bloomberg: The recent revelations by Barclays Plc (BARC) probably spell doom for the London interbank … Continue reading

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How to Put an End to Fannie and Freddie

An op-ed by Professors Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence White, authors of “Guaranteed to Fail,” on putting an end to Fannie and Freddie. It’s been over three years since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed … Continue reading

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NYU Stern Economists Weigh-in on the Eurozone Crisis

In an interview with CNC world, NYU Stern economists Thomas Cooley, Richard Sylla and Larry White exhibit skepticism regarding the EU’s plan for stability. Excerpt from CNC World: Richard Sylla: “If Europe seems to be like the U.S. in the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Professor Lawrence White on the European Debt Crisis

Read the article here: http://www.cncworld.tv/news/v_show/20298_NYU_stern_expert_on_debt_crisis.shtml

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