Here are some background data on the causes and consequences of the 2008-2009 recessions.
The following should be the basis of your 2nd essay.
The topic of your essay is a simple one but the subject matter is very complex.
This essay should be approximately a 1250 words (3+ pages) in the causes of the 2008-2009 recession. Given the large number of potential sub-topics my recommendation would be to focus on a few of the key causes. I hope you find this government policy an interesting Marco-economic topic.
After reading the materials and watching the videos, my recommendation is to write about what interests you.