Items Tagged with 'the Journal of Economic Literature'


  • Reality check at the FDIC/Fed mortgage symposium

    Earlier this week the FDIC and Federal Reserve System jointly sponsored a symposium on Mortgages and the Future of Housing Finance. One look at the agenda, and I knew I had to be there: two full days of panels devoted to what welcoming speaker Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke described as "policy-oriented research" from a host of PhD economists and a handful of lawyers.
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