Insight & Thought Leadership on the Global Economy

He is a master of digging up data and then explaining it in a language foreign to most economists: plain English — David Leonhardt, Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Greece Could Decide Fate of U.S. Economy

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer May 27, 2012] Will Greece exit the eurozone? Hard to believe, but the answer to this question could determine the fate of the U.S. economy this year. Global investors have been driving … Continue reading

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Ed DeMarco Could Hasten End to Foreclosure Crisis by Allowing Debt Forgiveness

[This article originally appeared in the Washington Post May 10, 2012] As an example, consider an underwater homeowner who owes $150,000 on a home worth $100,000. With a 5 percent mortgage rate, his monthly payment is just over $1,000. With an earned … Continue reading

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