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Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk

Deborah Lucas, editor

Conference held February 8-9, 2007
Published in February 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):, EFG, PE

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269 pages
ISBN: 0-226-49658-9

Table of Contents

Front matter, acknowledgments, table of contents: Deborah Lucas (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Deborah Lucas (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Bringing Financial Literacy to Washington: Peter R. Fisher (p. 13 - 19) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Measuring and Managing Federal Financial Risk: A View from the Hill: Donald B. Marron (p. 21 - 27) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Cost of Risk to the Government and Its Implications for Federal Budgeting: Deborah Lucas, Marvin Phaup (p. 29 - 54) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Henning Bohn (p. 54 - 60) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Federal Financial Exposure to Natural Catastrophe Risk: J. David Cummins, Michael Suher, George Zanjani (p. 61 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Greg Niehaus (p. 93 - 96) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Housing Policy, Mortgage Policy, and the Federal Housing Administration: Dwight M. Jaffee, John M. Quigley (p. 97 - 125) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Susan M. Wachter (p. 125 - 130) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Valuing Government Guarantees: Fannie and Freddie Revisited: Deborah Lucas, Robert McDonald (p. 131 - 154) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Alan J. Marcus (p. 154 - 161) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Guaranteed versus Direct Lending: The Case of Student Loans: Deborah Lucas, Damien Moore (p. 163 - 205) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Janice C. Eberly (p. 205 - 211) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Market Valuation of Accrued Social Security Benefits: John Geanokoplos, Stephen P. Zeldes (p. 213 - 233) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Environment and Energy: Catastrophic Liabilities from Nuclear Power Plants: Geoffrey Heal, Howard Kunreuther (p. 235 - 257) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: William Pizer (p. 257 - 260) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, Indexes: Deborah Lucas (p. 261 - 271) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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