The financial sector

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.