David Leonhardt on the Cowardice of Paul Ryan
Kenneth Pomeranz: Land Rights and Economic Development in China: a Long-Term Perspective

Econ 210a: Memo Question for April 13, 2011

"How important were federal aid to the states and federal initiatives to resolve the housing crisis for the recovery of the U.S. economy post- 1933? Does this historical experience contain any lessons relevant to post-2007 policy (what if anything does it suggest that the federal government should have done differently)?