This site is a resource where you will find information and analysis on what caused the financial crisis, what the Federal Reserve did in response, the economic recovery, and the Fed's role in the new financial regulatory reform framework.
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A look at the causes of the financial crisis and how it triggered a severe recession.
An overview of the Fed's unprecedented strategies to stabilize the financial system and economy.
Insight and analysis on what lies ahead and what to look for in signs of recovery.
Information about the new financial regulatory reform framework and the role of the Fed.
- The Recession and Recovery in Perspective (Minneapolis Fed)
- Reforming the Nation's Financial System - A Timeline (St. Louis Fed)
- Issues in Financial Regulation (Richmond Fed)
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- Too Big to Fail (Minneapolis Fed)
- Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet (Board of Governors)
- Credit Easing Policy Tools (Cleveland Fed)
- The Financial Crisis - A Timeline of Events and Policy Actions (St. Louis Fed)
- Timelines of Policy Responses to the Global FInancial Crisis: domestic, international (New York Fed)
- Maps of Bank Card and Mortgage Delinquencies in the U.S. (New York Fed)
- Financial Crisis Resources (Philadelphia Fed)
- Glossary of Financial Crisis Terms (Boston Fed)
- Gauging the Odds of a Double-Dip Recession Amid Signals and Slowdowns Harvey and Atkinson FRB Dallas Letter Vol. 5, No. 12, Dec. 2010
- Confidence and the Business Cycle Leduc FRB San Francisco Economic Letter 2010-35, Nov. 2010
- Estimating the Effect of Mortgage Foreclosures on Nearby Property Values: A Critical Review of the Literature Frame FRB Atlanta Economic Review No. 3, 2010
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- The Impact of Foreclosures on the Housing Market Hartley FRB Cleveland Economic Commentary, No. 2010-15, Oct. 2010
- More research
- Fed statistical releases
Beyond the Fed
- U.S. Treasury
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
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- Congressional Budget Office
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
- Office of Thrift Supervision
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- Bureau of Economic Analysis: GDP, Inflation
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices
- Mortgage Bankers Association
- Freddie Mac
- National Bureau of Economic Research
- International Monetary Fund