Today on Your Call: What should we have learned from the collapse of 2008?

Sep 2, 2013

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the global financial crisis with economists who saw it coming. What’s been revealed about the roots of the collapse? And what needs to be done to prevent the next one?  Join us and ask your questions on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


James Galbraith, economist and professor of public affairs and government at the University of Texas. He is the author of Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

Dean Baker, economist and co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He is the author The End of Loser Liberalism: Making Markets Progressive

Web Resources:

The Institute for New Economic Thinking: Why Did So Many Economists Fail to Predict the Global Financial Crisis, and So Many Policymakers Mishandle It - While Some Saw It All Coming?

James Galbraith: Who are these economists anyway?

Aljazeera: Glass-Steagall now: Because the banks own Washington

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Dean Baker: Beat the Press

Guardian: A crisis made in the Oval Office