Martin Feldstein’s Housing Solution Strikes Out Again, Big Time

By: Friday October 14, 2011 8:50 am

Harvard economics professor Martin Feldstein, who made himself famous by predicting in 1993 that Clinton tax increases would not raise any revenue, strikes out big time in his proposal for the housing market in Thursday’s NYT.

 

“Inside Job” – The Heist of Our Lives

By: Saturday October 9, 2010 4:15 pm

Charles Ferguson has made a documentary that must be seen if you want to understand why the same people who let the housing bubble and the 2008 financial meltdown happen are still in charge. But if you can’t go out and see Inside Job right away (it opened in New York and Los Angeles Friday), read Ferguson’s article, “Larry Summers and the Subversion of Economics,” summarizing his case in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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