1st Edition

From the Subprime Crisis to the Great Recession A Financial History of the United States 2006–2009

By Jerry W. Markham Copyright 2010
    490 Pages
    by Routledge

    490 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 2010, this book covers the development of the mortgage market, the residential housing boom and bust that led to the subprime crisis, and the effect of this crisis on financial institutions as well as the stock market panic of 2008. It details the massive government interventions that sought to prevent another Great Depression.

    Table of contents forthcoming.

    Biography

    Jerry W. Markham is a professor of law at Florida International University in Miami, USA, where he teaches corporate and international business law.

    ‘Markham provides probing insights into the causes of recent financial crises. Understanding the causes of the crisis is necessary to understand possible safeguards for the future.’ Thomas Lee Hazen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.