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The Financial Services Industry And Society: The Role Of Incentives/Punishments, Moral Hazard, And Conflicts Of Interests In The 2008 Financial Crisis, Noel Murray, Ajay K. Manrai, Lalita Ajay Manrai Jan 2017

The Financial Services Industry And Society: The Role Of Incentives/Punishments, Moral Hazard, And Conflicts Of Interests In The 2008 Financial Crisis, Noel Murray, Ajay K. Manrai, Lalita Ajay Manrai

Business Faculty Articles and Research

Purpose

This paper aims to present an analysis of the role of financial incentives, moral hazard and conflicts of interests leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.

Design/methodology/approach

The study’s analysis has identified common structural flaws throughout the securitization food chain. These structural flaws include inappropriate incentives, the absence of punishment, moral hazard and conflicts of interest. This research sees the full impact of these structural flaws when considering their co-occurrence throughout the financial system. The authors address systemic defects in the securitization food chain and examine the inter-relationships among homeowners, mortgage originators, investment banks and investors ...


Origins And Resolution Of Financial Crises: Lessons From The Current And Northern European Crises, Finn Østrup, Lars Oxelheim, Clas Wihlborg Jan 2009

Origins And Resolution Of Financial Crises: Lessons From The Current And Northern European Crises, Finn Østrup, Lars Oxelheim, Clas Wihlborg

Business Faculty Articles and Research

Since July 2007, the world economy has experienced a severe financial crisis that originated in the U.S. housing market. Subsequently, the crisis has spread to financial sectors in European and Asian economies and led to a severe worldwide recession. The existing literature on financial crises rarely distinguishes between factors that create the original strain on the financial sector and factors that explain why these strains lead to system-wide contagion and a possible credit crunch. Most of the literature on financial crises refers to factors that cause an original disruption in the financial system. We argue that a financial crisis ...


Financing The Postwar Housing Boom In Phoenix And Los Angeles, 1945-1960, Lynne Doti, Larry Schweikart May 1989

Financing The Postwar Housing Boom In Phoenix And Los Angeles, 1945-1960, Lynne Doti, Larry Schweikart

Economics Faculty Articles and Research

This article compares the real estate markets in Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ.


Financing The Postwar Housing Boom In Phoenix And Los Angeles, 1945-1960, Lynne Doti, Larry Schweikart Jan 1989

Financing The Postwar Housing Boom In Phoenix And Los Angeles, 1945-1960, Lynne Doti, Larry Schweikart

Economics Faculty Articles and Research

This article compares the real estate markets in Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ.