In this issue:
U.S. Sovereign Debt Crisis: Tipping-Point Scenarios and Crash Dynamics
A symposium co-organized by EJW and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
- Why the symposium?
- A prologue by Tyler Cowen
- Jeffrey Rogers Hummel:
- Some Possible Consequences of a U.S. Government Default
- Garett Jones:
- The Bond Market Wins
- Arnold Kling:
- How a Default Might Play Out
- Joseph Minarik:
- Courting an Avoidable Financial Crisis
- Peter Wallison:
- How and Why a U.S. Sovereign Debt Crisis Could Occur
Symposium material available at the Mercatus Center website:
- Steven D. Mullins:
- The Unemployment Impact of the 2008 Extension of Unemployment Insurance: As High as Robert Barro Suggested?
- A video conference among participants of the symposium on sovereign debt
- Clifford Thies on the AEA and Richard T. Ely
EJW fosters open exchange. We welcome proposals and submissions of diverse viewpoints.