Yes, the record of the 2000s looks better if you treat the bust as some kind of exogenous event caused by overbearing government.
But in that case, you also have to treat the real-estate bubble as an exogenous event.
exogenous trees are divided into broad-leaved trees and needle-leaved conifers.
The exogenous and endogenous hydatids may coexist in the same bearer.
Liber, lī′ber, n. the bast or inner bark of exogenous plants: a book.
We have in the botanical world the exogenous and the endogenous tree.
The peculiar form known as the multilocular echinococcus is probably a mere variety of the exogenous type.
But they are present in all exogenous woods, and can readily be seen with the microscope.
This is exogenous growth, or outside-growing, as the name denotes.
Opposed to exogenous structures (see also Branching and Root).
exogenous ex·og·e·nous (ěk-sŏj'ə-nəs)
Originating or produced outside of an organism, a tissue, or a cell.
Having a cause external to the body. Used of diseases.
Originating or produced from outside an organism, tissue, or cell. Compare endogenous.