Tuesday January 24th:
- Paul Romer on reforming the US's financial regulatory system: thinking about new technologies, increases in the scale of social interaction, and opportunistic attempts at evasion.
- Aggressive mortgage modification plan? FHFA Director Ed DeMarco says principal foregiveness would be too costly to taxpayers.
- Say hello to the new Federal Reserve Open Market Operations Committee: in with the doves and out with the hawks
- A stimulating deconstruction from the inestimable Joel Kotkin: the deep political economy forces shaping our current surface antagonisms