The conventional wisdom holds that mortgage-backed securities, credit-default swaps, and the like were responsible for the fragility, uncertainty, and ultimate collapse of 2008. Is that true? Professor Ed Stringham offers a revisionist account.
About the Guest
Ed Stringham is the Davis Professor for Economic Organizations and Innovation at Trinity College.
Fellow shavers, try one of Harry’s shaving plans and for just a $3 shipping charge get Harry’s Free Trial Set — razor, five-blade cartridge, and shave gel, plus some post-shave balm thrown in — at Harrys.com, using code woods.
“It’s Not Me, It’s You: The Functioning of Wall Street During the 2008 Economic Downturn”
Private Governance: Creating Order in Economic and Social Life, by Edward Peter Stringham
Ep. 667 Mises and Hayek Caused the Financial Crisis, and the Rest of the World’s Problems, Too
Ep. 638 Did Deregulation Cause the Financial Crisis? (Peter J. Wallison)
Ep. 426 The Shocking Kill Rate of American Police
Ep. 125 Private Governance
Listener Website Mentioned
1) Free eBook on how to start your blog or website. Click here to get it. Plus, check out my step-by-step video taking you from no blog to a blog in about five minutes!
2) Free publicity for your blog. As a special thanks if you get your hosting through one of my affiliate links (this one for Bluehost, or this one for WP Engine), I’ll boost your blog. Click here for details.
3) Free History Course: The U.S. Presidents — Politically Incorrect Edition. Get access to this 22-lesson course: 22 videos, 22 mp3 files for listening on the go, and a bibliography of reliable books on the presidents. Click here!.
4) $160 in Free Bonuses. Free signed copy of my New York Times bestseller The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, plus a free 10-lesson bonus course on the foundations of liberty, plus a free year’s subscription to LibertyClassroom.com, when you subscribe to the Ron Paul Curriculum site through RonPaulHomeschool.com.