Econ 1: Spring 2012: U.C. Berkeley: Files for April 16, 2012 Lecture: Origins of the Great Recession
Econ 210a: Spring 2012: U.C. Berkeley: Question for April 25, 2012: The Great Divergence, the Great Moderation and the Great Recession:

Tim Geithner: Romney’ "Campaigns in Fiction… [While Obama]… Govern[s] in Fact"

A nice expression of the difference between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama--and why nobody interested in good governance in America has any business voting for, working for, giving money to, or carrying water for Mitt Romney.

Tim Geithner:

Tim Geither Mocks Mitt Romney’s Claim About Obama’s Record On Women | TPMDC: It’s a ridiculous way to look at the problem. And this is a political moment and you’re going to be seeing — just to borrow a line from Mario Cuomo — ‘You’re going to see a lot of politicians choose to campaign in fiction. But we have to govern in fact.’… It’s a ridiculous and deeply misleading look at the economy. You saw the composition of those job losses change over the course of the recovery…