The Credit Crisis:
What’s Happening and What the Government Should (and Shouldn’t) Do About It Some faculty perspectives from the Chicago GSB “lunchroom”
Four faculty members from the Chicago GSB’s Initiative on Global Markets chat informally about the latest events in the housing and credit crisis — and about the government’s efforts to deal with it.
Recorded on September 19, 2008 were:
- Raghuram Rajan, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund and Eric J. Gleacher Distinguished Service Professor of Finance;
- Luigi Zingales, research fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Robert C. McCormack Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, and David G. Booth Faculty Fellow;
- Anil Kashyap, consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Edward Eagle Brown Professor of Economics and Finance;
- Brian Barry, Clinical Associate Professor of Economics and Executive Director, Initiative on Global Markets.