financial-crisis

The ripple effects for Main Street USA from the Greece crisis are not all negative.

The Fed chairman took on the historical parallels to crises of the past in a panel discussion.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 8, 2013
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At least he didn't compare it to Nazi Germany.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 24, 2013
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A financial writer's eye view of the crisis that began five years ago this weekend.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 15, 2013
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The focus on Lehman obscures the fact that there were really three crises -- and biases the conversation about financial reform.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Sep 14, 2013
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Some sectors have done quite well. The typical American household hasn't.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Sep 13, 2013
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The Treasury view (and more) on how we're doing since the end of the financial crisis.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 11, 2013
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Fans and skeptics weigh in on how the implementation of the landmark financial regulation law is going.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jul 20, 2013
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Borrowers are looking for riskier mortgages and breaking out their credit cards. That could be a very bad thing.

The Princeton economist discusses how the economy blew up, how we put it back together, and how to prevent it all from happening again.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 23, 2013
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Private forecasters don't usually produce better data than the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But since the financial crisis hit, one forecaster has beaten the BLS on its own turf.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 9, 2012
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The "financial crisis" part of our financial crisis was very much in line with the other crises on this chart, and perhaps even a bit worse. Housing prices fell even further than the average. But the damage to the real economy was less than one would've expected from past experience.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 25, 2012
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