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Simon Johnson on Regulation

Simon Johnson talking about financial regulation, or, more precisely, about the big picture consequences of the absence of it, here.

— borrowing money is easy. 82 more words


The social value of HFT - Salmon, Stiglitz and the problems of HFT reconsidered (2)

In a recent article, Felix Salmon summarized the key points of a widely noticed speech delivered by Nobel prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz on the problems of financial innovation in general, and high-frequency trading (HFT) in particular. 6,985 more words

Financial Crises

My REASON review on the Panic of 1837

My review of Jessica Lepler’s The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis appears in the July issue of… 168 more words


2014 Homer Jones Memorial Lecture - Robert E. Lucas Jr.

The first part of his lecture discusses how the Fed can influence inflation and financial stability.

Central banks can control inflation. Can central banks maintain economic stability’s financial stability? 485 more words


On Macroeconomics After the Financial Crisis

Short-Run Macro After the Crisis: The End of the “New” Neoclassical Synthesis?

By Oliver Landmann (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)

Abstract: The Financial Crisis of 2008, and the Great Recession in its wake, have shaken up macroeconomics.

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