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PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs;2007, Issue 8, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers various comments on a study on the role and effects of government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) on mortgage market, resource allocation and urban economies in the U.S. The comment by Lawrence J. White provides background information on modern residential mortgage finance, as well as a background of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Jacob L. Vigdor acknowledges that Robert Van Order's review on the issue is comprehensive, recapitulates the four main questions raised in the study and raises one additional point regarding consumer benefit.
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33116285

 

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