Long Finance, Finance Shorts series, (March 2010), 30 pages.
"Time To Stop Betting The House" pulls together the story of the role of mortgages in the financial crisis of 2007/2008. It analyses the situation and presents us with two clear, as well as two quite different, regulatory visions for a more resilient mortgage market. The Edited Choice vision offers borrowers a limited menu of mortgage options, while the Melt the Glue vision aims to create resilience from the ground up. Neither vision is exclusive; both are worthy of discussion and debate.
This free-to-download report was published in the Finance Shorts series in March 2010: