Weekend Must ReadsPosted by on August 17, 2013
Sen. Phil Gramm and Mike Solon | The Clinton-Era Roots of the Financial Crisis
Affordable-housing goals established in the 1990s led to a massive increase in risky, subprime mortgages.
Caroline Baum | Krugman Tries to Bury Friedman, Buries Himself
It’s good that Milton Friedman is dead, because for the past week Paul Krugman has been trying to kill him off and discredit his monetarist theories.
Confounded Interest | Dueling Housing Reform Bills
The PATH Act is a potential game changer.
Last week, 83 new final regulations were published in the Federal Register. There were 82 new final rules the previous week. That’s the equivalent of a new regulation every 2 hours and 1 minute – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.