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The collapse of the housing bubble and the mortgage crisis has led to severe repercussions felt throughout the national and global economy. Numerous businesses, from the smallest neighborhood grocery store to financial mega-powerhouses have been affected. Please give me some ideas using the following questions. I have provided some resources for you.

From the viewpoint of expected utility theory, should this situation ever have developed in the first place?

How did bounded rationality on the part of buyers and lenders contribute to the underlying causes of the housing crisis of 2008, which is still being felt today?

Clark, A. (2009). Mortgage Crisis Analysis - What Caused the Mortgage Crisis? Ezine @rticles. http://ezinearticles.com/?Mortgage-Crisis-Analysis---What-Caused-the-Mortgage-Crisis?&id=1528096

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Rationality in Decision Making

The collapse of the housing bubble and the mortgage crisis has led to severe repercussions felt throughout the national and global economy. Numerous businesses, from the smallest neighborhood grocery store to financial mega-powerhouses have been affected. Please give me some ideas using the following questions. I have provided some resources ...

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This solution discusses rationality in decision making while discussing expected utility theory and bounded rationality.

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