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: September 2012

Yes, stimulus was the right move

[This article originally appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer Sept. 23, 2012] The following is a synopsis of themes discussed in my new book, “Paying the Price,” published this month by FT Press. Question: Did the federal fiscal stimulus succeed or fail as an … Continue reading

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Even If You Are All Powerful, The Economy is Hard to Fix

Mark Zandi visits with NPR to discuss how to fix the economy with the Moody’s Analytics U.S. macroeconomic model. View the Full Article and Listen to the Podcast.

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