Understanding Structured Finance

The phenomenon of structured finance or what is popularly known as securitization played an important role in the current financial crisis. The following two papers serve as a good guide to this aspect of finance and its implications.

Coval, Joshua, Jakub Jurek, and Erik Stafford. 2009. “The Economics of Structured Finance.” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23(1): 3–25.

Adam B. Ashcraft and Til Schuermann, “Understanding the Securitization of Subprime Mortgage Credit,” Foundations and Trends in Finance 2, no. 3 (July 2008): 191-309.

Leave a comment

Filed under current economic issues, macroeconomics

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s