Are financial industry complaints about the alleged costs of regulation justified? Or does history prove they are without merit?
Are social safety nets inherently incompatible with market-based incentives to work and save?
Does the world need more markets, more government, or does it just need markets and government to be more effective?
What must a government consider when undertaking a critical intervention in financial markets?
Who still remembers that, before the advent of modern financial capitalism, power was wielded in much starker ways?
What can be done so that financial capitalism is a source not of disasters, but of true human progress and democratization?
What steps can be taken to build a financial system that is better able to withstand future crises?
How can the global financial regulatory system be restructured so it works as well for Main Street as it does for Wall Street?
The current economic crisis is called the “global financial crisis.” But is the term “global” justified?