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Interviews on Current Issues

The Subprime Credit Crisis: Origins, Policy Responses, and Reforms

June 12, 2008

In a three-part interview, Morris Goldstein analyzes the origins of the subprime credit crisis, the policy responses so far, and suggests his own top ten regulatory reforms needed to respond to the subprime credit crisis.

Origins of the Credit Crisis [28 min.]

Policy Responses [6 min.]

What Reforms Are Needed [13 min.]



Article: A Ten Plank Program for Financial Regulatory Reform [pdf] Speech on "Addressing the Global Financial Crisis"
National Economists Club, Washington, DC
December 18, 2008


An Ever Closer European Banking Union December 21, 2015

Brazil Crisis Deepens with Downgrades December 16, 2015

Ex-Im Bank to Survive Political Challenge October 28, 2015

Will Greece Make It After All? July 28, 2015

Has Greece Done Enough? January 29, 2015

Economic Crisis in Russia December 17, 2014

Were European Bank Stress Tests a Whitewash? October 29, 2014

Europe Turns against France October 10, 2014

A Step Forward on Sovereign Debt October 7, 2014

Record Fine for France's Biggest Bank July 2, 2014