Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Poterba and Feldstein

Two recent interviews from Bloomberg.

The NBER new head, James Poterba of MIT talks about the micro perspective on asset and credit markets, possible retrenching of U.S. consumers, and also on the characteristics of Harvard and MIT's economics departments.

His predecessor, Martin Feldstein of Harvard talks about the current macroeconomic condition. He says that Fed is slow to recognize the credit crisis.

2 comments:

Intellectual-Adventure said...

Hi, I'm LeiYu. I have arrived at Univ of Missouri-Columbia. Looking forward to see you again!

Jeffrey Huang said...

Hi, great to see you here! If you have some interesting stuff, pls let me know.