The Great Debate

from Commentaries:

Why banks should welcome “living wills”

September 15, 2009

A year after Lehman Brothers collapsed, policymakers are still getting to grips with the key question raised by the Wall Street firm's fall: how to ensure that the failure of a large bank does not jeopardise the entire financial system.

from James Pethokoukis:

The myth of Lehman, part two

September 15, 2009

John Taylor has maintained that it was the government's reaction to Lehman that freaked out financial markets. Now Luigi Zingales and John Cochrane make a similar pitch in the WSJ:

from Rolfe Winkler:

A year after Lehman, the good news

September 11, 2009

Regular readers know how pessimistic I am about the economy. The "recovery" is little more than a government-financed credit bubble and it's back to risky business as usual for much of the banking sector.

from The Great Debate UK:

Tiptoeing toward economic recovery after Lehman

September 10, 2009


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Germany risks zombie banks

July 2, 2009

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