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    The Complexities of the U.S. Credit Crisis

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    The Complexities of the U.S. Credit Crisis
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    Global Finance - Credit Crises of Central Banks: Future Risks with Salih Neftci.The crisis of summer 2007 involved hugely successful financial instruments and new markets. These were from the credit sector, which has been the center of financial innovation since 2000. How did such liquid markets and successful instruments create so much volatility all of a sudden? Financial engineering explanations of this puzzle have been put forward, but the real answer lies not in finance but in monetary policy.In this talk, presented by Bob Kerrey, President of The New School, Professor Salih Neftci, director of the Global Finance master's program at The New School for Social Research, discusses these major innovations and the way monetary policy has shaped the dynamics of this crisis - The New School