Friday, September 19, 2008

Recent Financial Turmoil

Here are a couple of links from more reliable sources:

- OPINION | September 18, 2008
Freakonomics: Diamond and Kashyap on the Recent Financial Upheavals
Steven D. Levitt
As an economist, I am supposed to have something intelligent to say about the current financial crisis. To be honest, however, I haven't got the foggiest idea what this all means. So I did what I always do when something related to banking arises: I knocked on the doors of my colleagues Doug Diamond and [...]
http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/18/diamond-and-kashyap-on-the-recent-financial-upheavals/?ei=5070&emc=eta1

- Commentary: How to prevent the next Wall Street crisis - CNN.com:
http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/09/17/stiglitz.crisis/index.html

- A more serious academic research paper:
http://www.princeton.edu/~markus/research/papers/liquidity_crunch_2007_08.pdf

- Another serious paper:
http://www.nber.org/papers/w14358

4 comments:

  1. I don’t know why on the earth I have always hated financial affairs and economics! Maybe that’s why I can never get a brilliant grade on my economics courses!!
    Thanks anyway for the links and everything.

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  2. I used to not like economics and specially finance, until fate changed my career from engineering to economics and then to finance ... Now they have become my second favorite topics :)

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  3. well, what do you think it is from reading the blog? ;)

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