In the fall of 2007, when the U.S. economy first seemed in peril, I began answering reader queries here on the Business Desk. I still do so occasionally, but this page has expanded to include posts from eminent economists, "far-flung correspondents," and a variety of voices that have intriguing and/or useful things to say about economics, broadly defined. Please feel encouraged to respond to any and all of them.
Joe Stiglitz on How the G-20 Should Tackle Global Financial Reform
Editor's note: Paul recently sat down with economist and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz to talk about the financial reform agenda at the G-20 meetings that begin tomorrow in Pittsburgh. Beyond offering thoughts on just what the G-20 countries can and should do about fixing the global financial system, Stiglitz weighs in on whether we are setting ourselves up for an even bigger crisis the next time if we don't address key weaknesses of the financial system now. Watch below.