Investigating the Financial Crisis

Damian Paletta reports,

Washington is buzzing because leadership on Capitol Hill could name as soon as Wednesday the 10 members of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

Am I the only person who has not heard of this?


I hope that the commission reads Baseline Scenario and Econlog.  That is, I hope that it is something other than another exercise in Washington/Wall Street groupthink.

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Arnold Kling

Arnold Kling earned his Ph.D in economics at MIT. He was an economist on the staff of the Federal Reserve Board. From 1986-1994 he worked at Freddie Mac. He started Homefair.com in 1994 and sold it in 1999. His fourth book, From Poverty to Prosperity, co-authored with Nick Schulz, is due out in April of 2009. He blogs regularly at Econlog.

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