Foote, Christopher L. Gerardi, Kristopher Goette, Lorenz Willen, Paul S.
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Public policy Discussion Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 08,2
Using a variety of datasets, we document some basic facts about the current subprime crisis. Many of these facts are applicable to the crisis at a national level, while some illustrate problems relevant only to Massachusetts and New England. We conclude by discussing some outstanding questions about which the data, we believe, are not yet conclusive.