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Topical Currents

Economic Disaster

02/19/13 - Tuesday's Topical Currentsis with Princeton University economics professor and Wall Street Journal columnist Alan Blinder.  How did the worst economic disaster in post-war American history occur?  The US financial system, he says, was far too complex and unregulated for the public good.  Blinder has written  AFTER THE MUSIC STOPPED: The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead.   Links http://www.princeton.edu/~blinder/

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