The savings and loan crisis : causes and contributors : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]
This discussion of the savings and loan crisis explores the causes of the crisis and those who contributed to it. The paper begins by exploring the history of the savings and loan industry and the events that led to the crisis of the 1980's. It then explores the factors and people who have been targeted as contributors to the crisis, specifically the accounting profession. Finally, the future of the thrift industry is addressed.