Financial Crisis and Stabilizing the Business Cycle
Finance The financial sector has a profound influence on important macroeconomic variables like GDP growth, employment and inflation. The evolution of financial institutions has made the world’s economies more interconnected than ever, allowing financial “contagion” to spread out of control. In an eight- to ten-page paper (not including title and references pages), address the following:
Describe recent financial crises and describe the effect that destabilized credit, mortgage, derivative, and insurance markets have had on national economies and assess the stabilization policies implemented to address them.
Compare and contrast two different countries during a time period when they experienced financial crises.
Explain the role and action that central banks took to stabilizing the business cycle. Be sure your answer includes appropriate data, graphs, terms, macroeconomic indicators and theories used.
Indicate which country you believe implemented the best stabilization policy during the crises, supporting your selection with scholarly resources.
Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Must include a cover page that includes:
– Title of paper
– Student’s name
– Course name and number
– Instructor’s name
– Date submitted
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Must use at least four scholarly sources, not including the text.
Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
Must include, on the final page, a Reference Page that is completed according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.