Jeff Madrick, 23 January 2009

Jeff Madrick, editor of Challenge magazine, talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about his new book, The Case for Big Government (Princeton University Press), the impact of the economic crisis, and policy priorities for the Obama administration. The interview was recorded at the American Economic Association meetings in San Francisco in January 2009.

Luigi Zingales, 19 January 2009

This Wednesday Mr Geithner will be confirmed as the new Secretary of Treasury. Never before in US history has this position been so important. Mr Geithner’s decisions in the next few weeks will have a dramatic impact on the length and the depth of this recession and will shape the financial sector for decades to come. This column offers the new arrival a few suggestions.


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