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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 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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