Books on the Crisis and Financial Sector Reforms

"Corporate Debt in Emerging Economies: A Threat to Financial Stability?", with Stephen G. Cecchetti, José De Gregorio, Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan, Philip R. Lane, and Ugo Panizza, Report for Committee on International Economics Policy and Reform (CIEPR) and Brookings Institute, September 2015

"The Nexus between Financial Sector and Sovereign Credit Risks",
Toulouse Lectures in Economics, delivered in June 2013, forthcoming, Princeton University Press.
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"The Social Value of the Financial Sector: Too Big to Fail or Just Too Big?",
Viral V Acharya, Thorsten Beck, Douglas D Evanoff, George G Kaufman and Richard Portes, editors, World Scientific Studies in International Economics, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2013.

"Dodd-Frank One Year On" (e-book), July 2011
(edited by Viral V Acharya, Thomas Cooley, Matthew Richardson and Ingo Walter)

"Guaranteed to Fail: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Debacle of Mortgage Finance",
Viral V Acharya, Stijn van Nieuwerburgh, Matthew Richardson and Larry White, New York University Stern School of Business
(c) Princeton University Press, March 2011
A Talk on Guaranteed to Fail delivered at the Kansas City Public Library
A Brief Summary of Our Proposal to Wind Down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Financial Times review by Christopher Caldwell, 21 March 2011
Bloomberg review by James Pressley, 30 March 2011
Barron's review, April 2, 2011
How to Reinvigorate the US Mortgage Market, GFS News, 28 March 2011
Podcast interview with Gregg Greenberg,, 19 April 2011
An Interview With Viv Davies at Vox
Repeating the mistakes of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Henrietta Post, 26 May 2011
Book Review by Sidney Terrell
Guaranteed to Fail listed in the list of top business books by Bloomberg, 30 May 2011
Book review at the Hindu (India)
Gillian Tett, Managing Editor of Financial Times US, recommends Guaranteed to Fail, (1 July 2011)
"Guaranteed to Fail" featured in Comedy Central's Daily Show (with Jon Stewart), 13 July 2011 (from minute 14'38" onwards)
Review by Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Financial Express (India), 19 July 2011
Book review in Business Standard (India), August 2011
White Picket Fence? Not So Fast - Why we should end home ownership subsidies - New York Times, 17 August 2011 (with Matt Richardson, Stijn van Nieuwerburgh and Larry White)
The Downside of Mortgage Tax Breaks - NPR Interview, 23 August 2011
Housing Fix: End Govt’s Subsidy Ponzi Scheme, Says NYU Stern Prof. - (Interview with Yahoo Finance, 23 August 2011)
Fixing a Fragile Housing Market - MSNBC Interview on Dylan Ratigan show, 31 August 2011
Featured in Reuters Breaking News, 8 September 2011
Cited in CNBC, 14 September 2011
Guaranteed to Fail reviewed in the Economist, "Greed and Ambition: Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Need to Diet" (Economist, 14 October 2011)
Review by Rajrishi Singhal, Business World (India), 20 October 2011
Guaranteed to Fail featured in Andy Lo's "Reading About the Financial Crisis: A 21-Book Review", Journal of Economic Literature, March 2012
How to put an end to Fannie and Freddie, Forbes, 10 Jan 2012
Guaranteed to Fail summarized in Robert Samuelson's essay on GSEs in the Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2011/12
Review in the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Volume 12, Issue 4. October 2013.
Featured by the American Banker in Recommended Summer 2014 Reading List for commercial bankers

"Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance",
Viral Acharya, Thomas Cooley, Matt Richardson and Ingo Walter, co-editors, New York University Stern School of Business
(c) John Wiley and Sons, November 2010
Prologue - A Bird's Eye View of the Dodd-Frank Act Presentation
A Brief Summary of the Dodd-Frank Act and its Critical Assessment
Failures of the Dodd-Frank Act,, 15 July 2010
John Gapper's FT blog "Don't turn back on financial reform" (4 November 2010) cites Regulating Wall Street.
Thomas Hoenig, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recommends Regulating Wall Street (February 2011)
The New York Book Review by Jeff Madrick, April 2011
IA forum interview on Regulating Wall Street, April 2011
NYU Stern and Pew Charitable Trusts host Dodd-Frank: One Year On (27 June 2011) - Video  Program
Review by D. Schutte, Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance, August 2011

Rewriting Financial Regulation: Evaluating the Congressional Proposals
by the NYU Stern Working Group on Financial Reform, December 2009
Book review by Rajesh Chakrabarti (Financial Express, India)

Restoring Financial Stability: How to Repair a Failed System
Viral Acharya and Matthew Richardson, editors, New York University Stern School of Business, (c) John Wiley & Sons, March 2009
Book reviews by Charles Goodhart (, Economist, Franklin Allen (Lombard Street, UK), Rajesh Chakrabarti (Financial Express, India), Costas Chrysostomou (The Investment Professional)
- Finalist/Honorable mention at the PSP/PROSE 2009 awards of the Association of American Publishers in Business, Finance and Management