The idea that businesses are run to maximize profits for shareholders is just plain wrong, says William Lazonick
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Richard Vague and Rob Johnson discuss the role of excessive lending in causing financial crises throughout history
Steven Pressman says in the next few years, we could see rising interest rates bring about a recession
Matthew Baron challenges conventional myths about booms and busts
The former chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority and author of the forthcoming book “Between Debt and the Devil” explains why private debt, not banks, deepened the financial crisis and continues to cause trouble today.
Mainstream economists have ignored private debt to our peril
Shaped by the 2008 financial crisis, a new generation of economists is expanding the boundaries of economic thinking on credit cycles, private debt, and financial stability.