Carter Administration Economic Policies
Analysis of the economic policies and actions of the Carter Administration. Discusses the condition of the American economy when President Carter took office. The attitude of the American public.
OLD COURT SAVINGS & LOAN.
Examines savings & loan crisis of 1980s & failure of Baltimore institution. Causes, effects, role of Federal Reserve.
Positive & negative effects on industry & consumers, goals, purposes, external economic variables.
Background, objectives, negative & positive effects on airlines & consumers, role of Civil Aeronautics Board.
AIRLINE DEREGULATION ACT, 1978.
Studies governmental & industry price-cutting steps, Civil Aeronautics Board policy, de facto deregulation; historical context; rate structures specific provisions; future impact.
THE THRIFT INDUSTRY.
Examaines government policy. Whether the 1989 government bail- out actions and polices since then are in the public interest. Interaction between protection policies and the thrift industry. Government infusion of capital preventing collapse of financial services industry. Rationale for public intervention. Implementation of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act. Concludes government actions helped U.S. forstall a financial crisis.