Readings 02/14/09

  • Nationalize the Banks! We’re all Swedes Now (Washingtonpost/Roubini)
  • Nationalization by autumn, bank on it (Reuters/Saft)
  • G7 communique: Full text (FT)
  • Times Columnists in Smackdown! (New York Magazine)
  • How bad is the employment picture, really? (Macroblog)
  • Number of Russian billionaires halves in a year as financial crisis destroys fortunes (Telegraph)
  • The Effect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity (NBER)
  • The Credit Ratings Game (NBER)
  • Introduction to “China’s Growing Role in World Trade” (NBER)


  1. Whoa, whoa, get out the way with that good informiaton.