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NYU Stern’s Cooley, Richardson & Schoenholtz on the Euro Exit

NYU Stern Finance & Economics professors have co-authored a new op-ed in the Huffington Post. In “The Euro Exit,” Tom Cooley, Matt Richardson and Kim Schoenholz explore history to analyze the crisis that Europe would ensue in the event of … Continue reading

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A New NYU Stern Research Paper Addresses Capital Shortfall and Regulation

NYU Stern finance professors Viral Acharya, Robert Engle and Matthew Richardson have a new paper forthcoming in the American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings. In “Capital Shortfall: A New Approach to Ranking and Regulating Systemic Risks,” they propose a method … Continue reading

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Capital Shortfall: A New Approach to Ranking and Regulating Systemic Risks

NYU Stern professors Viral Acharya, Robert Engle and Matthew Richardson address a new method to measure systemic risk in a new article. They devised a method for measuring the amount of capital that a financial institution would need in the … 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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The Dodd-Frank Act, Systemic Risk and Capital Requirements

In a VoxEu.org article, Professors Viral Acharya & Matthew Richardson discuss the Dodd-Frank legislation and its shortcomings in mitigating moral hazard and managing systemic risk. They conclude that the systemic risk weights seem arbitrary and that capital requirements may be … Continue reading

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Greed and Ambition: Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Need to Diet

‘Guaranteed to Fail’, a book by four NYU Stern professors is reviewed in The Economist. A shorter but heavier book, “Guaranteed to Fail”, co-written by four professors at New  York University’s Stern School of Business, one of whom used to … Continue reading

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‘Guaranteed to Fail’ is named a ‘Top Business Book’ By Bloomberg

“Guaranteed to Fail” by Viral V. Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence J. White (Princeton). Four professors at New York University’s Stern School of Business explain how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac got so big and why we … Continue reading

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Should The Government Subsidize Your House?

Excerpt from NPR: Say you own a house in Gainesville, Fla., or St. Paul, Minn. It cost you $172,000 — that’s  the median sales price of a single family home in the United States. You put 20 percent  down when … Continue reading

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White Picket Fence? Not So Fast

Excerpt from The New York Times: The United States spends more than $100 billion annually to subsidize homeowners. Renters get no breaks; homeowners get tons of them. Their mortgage rates are subsidized through the government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie … Continue reading

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Wall Street Reform Slow Going

Professor Matt Richardson gives Dodd-Frank a ‘B’. One year after signing the Dodd-Frank financial regulation reform legislation, regulators and market watchers say there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome to avoid another financial meltdown. Watch video here

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