Monthly Archives: April 2010

Why Financial Reform?

Why the difficulty in pinning down who was responsible, is the question we asked last week. A major source of the problem is the claim the players weren’t responsible for any consequences. Even Alan Greenspan had said the Federal Reserve wasn’t able to detect asset bubbles—the major cause of most financial meltdowns—so how could anyone else detect them? And if not detectable, than how could anyone be held responsible for causing them, and the losses when they burst? Continue reading

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The Case for Sustainable Economics

Behavioral Economist Robert Shiller said in a recent New York Times Op-ed said, “We need to invent financial institutions that take into account the kinds of communities we want to build. And we need to base this innovation on an … Continue reading

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Harlan Green is Editor/publisher of PopularEconomics.com, and contents provider of 3 weekly columns. Continue reading

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