Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs): An Institutional Overview

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Congress chartered government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to improve the workings of credit markets. This report briefly describes the nature of GSEs, their mixed governmental-private nature, the differences between GSEs and government agencies, and the arguments for and against GSEs.

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Creation Date: September 9, 2008
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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  • Creation: September 9, 2008
  • : September 19, 2008
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Congress chartered government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) to improve the workings of credit markets. This report briefly describes the nature of GSEs, their mixed governmental-private nature, the differences between GSEs and government agencies, and the arguments for and against GSEs.

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