An economist at the movies

Although movies dealing with themes of economics and high finance are common, it is rare to see films with economists cast in starring roles.  This past week I managed to see two. In Freakonomics: The Movie, the economist is portrayed as hero.  Based on the book of the same name by economist Steven Levitt and … Read more

Opening salvo

I have been writing about banking and financial issues in the academic and popular media for some time.  Although I will continue to publish pieces in these venues, some writings lend themselves better to the blog format.  Stay tuned!