State of U.S. Financial Markets

Sheila Bair delivered keynote remarks on the current state of the markets and possible policy solutions for alleviating the current credit… read more

Sheila Bair delivered keynote remarks on the current state of the markets and possible policy solutions for alleviating the current credit crisis. 

Following her presentation, Martin Neil Baily, Douglas W. Elmendorf and Robert E. Litan presented a new Brookings paper about the current mortgage-housing crisis, “The Great Credit Squeeze: How It Happened, How to Prevent Another,” analyzing what went wrong, how to fix the current problem, and necessary regulatory reform. 

Sebastian Mallaby then moderated a roundtable discussion. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Robert A. Brown Chief Economist Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Douglas W. Elmendorf Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies Program
  • Keith Ernst Senior Counsel Center for Responsible Lending->Policy
  • William G. Gale Director Brookings Institution->Economic Studies
  • Robert E. Litan Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies Program
  • Sebastian Mallaby Senior Fellow and Director Council on Foreign Relations->Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies
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State of U.S. Financial Markets

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Program ID:
205408-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2008
Last Aired:
May 20, 2008

Airing Details

  • May 16, 2008 | 10:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 2008 | 4:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 2008 | 6:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2008 | 5:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2008 | 5:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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