Great Recession/Related Articles
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Index and Glossary
- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Deflation : a persistent sequence of reductions in the general level of prices.
- Financial system : The interactive system of organisations that serve as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers.
- Financial economics : the economics of investment choices made by individuals and corporations, and their consequences for the economy, .
- Fiscal policy : Policy concerning public expenditure, taxation and borrowing and the provision of public goods and services, and their effects upon social conduct, the distribution of wealth and the level of economic activity.
- Monetary policy : The economic policy instrument that is regularly used to stabilise the economy, and that has sometimes been used as a temporary expedient to relieve severe credit shortages.
- Banking : the system of financial intermediation that provides the principle source of credit to individuals and companies.
- Recession (economics) : Conventionally defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth of gross domestic product (except in the United States).
- Subprime mortgage crisis : financial crisis arising from defaults on the United States mortgage markets.
- Crash of 2008 : the international banking crisis that followed the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007.
- Recession of 2009 : the international recession that was triggered by the Crash of 2008.
- Eurozone crisis : A financial crisis involving member countries of the Eurozone
- Bank failures and rescues : an account of the occurrence , causes and consequences of bank failures, and of methods of dealing with them
- Credit rating agency : Rating which assesses the credit worthiness of a corporation's debt issues, and is a financial indicator to potential investors of debt securities such as bonds.
- Financial regulation : a regime that has the purpose of promoting the stability of banks and other financial institutions and the purpose of preserving the integrity of the financial system.
- G20 summit : A meeting of the leaders of the twenty countries that are the largest in terms of economic output.
- Global stagnation : The period of zero- or below-capacity - economic growth that followed the Great Recession.
- Sovereign default : The failure of a government to comply with its interest payment or debt repayment obligations.