16. Mortgages and Households

  1. Viral V. Acharya and
  2. Matthew Richardson
  1. Andrew Caplin and
  2. Thomas F. Cooley

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258163.ch16

Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System

Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System

How to Cite

Acharya, V. V. and Richardson, M. (2009) Mortgages and Households, in Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258163.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499344

Online ISBN: 9781118258163

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Keywords:

  • mortgages;
  • households;
  • housing finance;
  • financial system;
  • Government intervention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Incomplete Contracts and Debt-for-Equity Swaps

  • An Action Plan

  • Comparison with Alternative Policies

  • Notes