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In the News

The Long Road To The Resolution Of NPAs

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Livemint.com
Monday, September 17, 2018

As the world marked the 10th anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers last weekend, an event which had pushed the global financial system to the verge of collapse, the discussion in the Indian context has shifted to the ongoing non-performing assets (NPA) crisis in the banking system. Indian banks, particularly public sector banks (PSBs), have accumulated a pile of bad debts and are struggling to extend credit.

Bandaged Piggybank
Featured

Lehman Got Burned Holding The Hot Potato The Government Baked

by Timothy Kanevia The Hill
Monday, September 17, 2018

Ten years ago this month, Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest investment bank in America filed for bankruptcy. It was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history: Lehman had over $639 billion in listed assets when it filed, sparking a global financial panic that has still not been fully absorbed.

In the News

Dodd-Frank Has Failed, Here’s What Should Replace It Says Professor

quoting Charles Calomirisvia Mortgage Professional America (MPA)
Sunday, September 16, 2018

The regulations introduced in the wake of the Great Recession have been a flop and the FHA and GSEs need to be wound-down, according to research from a Columbia Business School academic.

In the News

Even In Better Times, Some Americans Seem Farther Behind. Here’s Why.

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The New York Times
Friday, September 14, 2018

Americans’ household earnings are finally stretching back to their pre-recession heights. But feeling secure and comfortable isn’t only a measure of how much money you have. It’s also a measure of how much you have compared with others.

In the News

Think 2008 Was Bad? Next Crash Set To Wipe $15 Trillion Off Stock And Property Markets

quoting Martin Feldsteinvia New Zealand Herald
Monday, September 17, 2018

The world's major economies are skating on dangerously thin ice and lack the fiscal, monetary, and emergency tools to fight the next downturn. A roster of top crisis veterans fear an even more intractable slump than the Lehman recession when the current ageing expansion rolls over. The implications for liberal democracy are sobering.

Thomas Sowell discusses Intellectuals and Society on Uncommon Knowledge.
In the News

Thomas Sowell Proves That Success Is Possible, No Matter The Odds

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The News Record
Monday, September 17, 2018

I wanted to take a second to praise somebody who ought to be recognized a lot more than he is. Thomas Sowell is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute in Stanford. He is an economist who has written over 30 books and obtained a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, a master’s degree from Columbia and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Featured

Can The Great Recession Happen Again?

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Monday, September 17, 2018

I am not quite sure exactly when I received “The Subprime Primer,” a slide deck that someone e-mailed me early in 2008. I do remember thinking that it was unlikely ever to be surpassed as an introduction to the financial chain reaction that began as I was writing “The Ascent of Money” and reached its climax in the months after the failure of Lehman Brothers, the 10th anniversary of which fell Saturday.

Analysis and Commentary

Don Boudreaux's Ah-Hah Moment

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 17, 2018

In “The Greatest Service Economists Perform,” published this morning by the American Institute for Economic Research, Don Boudreaux tells a story that he had told me in shorter form many years ago. It’s one of my favorite stories about someone being “hooked on economics,” to the use the title of Chapter 2 of my book The Joy of Freedom: An Economist’s Odyssey.

Interviews

Terry Anderson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Terry Andersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson discusses his Defining Ideas article "Restoring Tribal Economies."

Interviews

Terry Anderson On The John Batchelor Show (Part 1)

interview with Terry Andersonvia The John Batchelor Show
Sunday, September 16, 2018

 Hoover Institution fellow Terry Anderson discusses his Defining Ideas article "Restoring Tribal Economies."

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