Tagged: Financial Crisis

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Who Occupies the Occupiers?

I’m glad Mike Drew wrote a guest post. Mike’s comments are consistently the ones I meditate over most (which explains why I rarely respond to them while the thread is still active.), and Mike’s...

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Technicalities

John Carney has some interesting commentary on the first day of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission hearings.  He writes: A structured credit product—whether its as simple as a mortgage backed security or a complex...

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Soft bigotry, meet low expectations

After I read Ross Douthat’s column this morning, I tweeted that I was nominally on board with his attempt to massage George W. Bush’s reputation. Three hours, two cups of coffee, and a nice...

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freeing the country from the credit trap

I’m sure many of you have had your fill of new perspectives on the financial crisis and the conditions that led to it; I thought I had, too. But I find the piece “Infinite...

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Growth vs/equal to Prosperity?

Will Wilkinson reprints the response of John Cochrane to the Brad DeLong-Luigi Zingales debate at the Economist.  [The whole debate is very much worth the read]. Cochrane begins: Nobody is Keynesian now, really. Keynes...

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Dear Abby

Jack Gillis proves that sometimes less is more: Dear Abby: I’ve been in a long-term relationship with Benry. Bank cheated on me back in the 1930s but I put my foot down at the...

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Economic Crisis

This post grows out of some discussion Freddie and I have participated in over at The Confabulum  re: Conor’s post about potential bank nationalization. Bank nationalization,were it to occur, would undoubtedly be the result...

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