Insight & Thought Leadership on the Global Economy

One of our most insightful economists examines the extraordinary actions the Federal Reserve, the Treasury, and other authorities took to cope with the economic catastrophe that followed the financial crash of 2008. (Paying the Price) A readable, balanced account of what they did, why they did it, and how well it worked out—so far. — Alice M. Rivlin, the Brookings Institution, former Director of OMB and Vice Chair of the Fed

Monthly Archives: August 2012

The One Housing Solution Left: Mass Mortgage Refinancing

[This article originally appeared in the New York Times August 12, 2012 and was authored by Joseph Stiglitz and Mark Zandi ] MORE than four million Americans have lost their homes since the housing bubble began bursting six years ago. An additional … Continue reading

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