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Past, Present, and Future of the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE's)

Organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis — November 17, 2010

For more information about the conference, please contact Sandra Butler at (314) 444-8591 or, or Carlos Garriga at (314) 444-7412 or

Please note that attendance is by invitation only.


"Welcome Remarks"
Jim Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

"Housing Policy, Subprime Markets and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac"
Robert Van Order, George Washington University

"The Affordable Housing Goals, Homeownership and Risk: Some Lessons from Past Efforts to Regulate the GSEs"
John C. Weicher, Hudson Institute

"The 1992 GSE Act and Loan Application Outcomes"
Shawn Moulton, Notre Dame University

"Reforming the U.S. Mortgage Market Through Private Market Incentives"
Dwight M. Jaffee, University of California—Berkeley

"Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie, Freddie, and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance"
Lawrence White, New York University

"Fannie and Freddie In Partes Tres"
Alex J. Pollock, American Enterprise Institute

Schedule of events and participants