Over the past few months, I've also been working on a background project -- a paper examining the causes and consequences of the housing and mortgage crisis, as well as some potential ways to fix the housing finance system, which appears to have broken down.
I don't pretend to have all the answers. I don't think anyone does. But clearly, regulators and policymakers are focused like a laser on these issues. Hopefully, the paper we've just published will help them navigate these difficult times. If you feel so inclined, you can read more here.