Chrystia Freeland

Dan Ariely: How to fix Wall Street

By Chrystia Freeland
December 1, 2010

Dan Ariely, author of “The Upside of Irrationality,” has some (unsurprisingly) unconventional recommendations for restoring the health of the financial system and fixing Wall Street pay. He told Chrystia that the government’s effort to recapitalize the banks and restore liquidity to the financial system are half-hearted since it has done little to restore trust in the industry:

‘We can’t inflate our way to prosperity’

By Chrystia Freeland
October 12, 2010

“There is no other policy tool available [besides quantitative easing],”‘ Laura Tyson, a former chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisors, said at this morning’s Reuters/YouTube live debate on how to fix the economy. Tyson argues that additional Fed purchases of long-term bonds is the most viable way to energize the U.S. economy since a new fiscal stimulus bill is unlikely to pass Congress:

By Chrystia Freeland
July 16, 2010

Chrystia’s take on the financial regulation bill and Goldman Sachs’ settlement with the SEC, on the PBS NewsHour, Thursday, July 15, 2010.