Lecture 07 Notes
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Disequilibrium in Financial Markets and the
International Monetary System
General Causes of the 2007 Financial Crisis:
•Some agreement of the factors that led to the crisis
•The cause was a mix of a credit boom and a housing downtur n
•Caused widespread failure of financial insitutions and freezing of capital markets
•Mechanism that connects capital markets + housing market =
•Tech market is very similar; though did not generate a systemic financial crisis
•A necessary condition for financial crisis was that large financial institutions did not
transfer t he credit risk to other investors
•What are derivatives?
oThey are assets backed by securit ies
oMor tgage backed securities but can be different things
•BLAH BLAH BLAH
•Omfg this course is so bor ing wtffff ff f f f f
•Liquiditiy enhancement facility de banks did de stuff but made de bod choices. Now
dey be sufferin n shit.
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