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Book Review - Crisis Economics - By Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm
June 17, 2010 | NYTimes.com | By PAUL M. BARRETT. Reviews
CRISIS ECONOMICS: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance By Nouriel
Roubini and Stephen Mihm.

353 pp. The Penguin Press. $27.95
nourielroubini  economic_prognostication  book_reviews 
june 2010 by jerryking
globeandmail.com: Divas of doom find their fame in peddling the direst of fortunes to pessimistic masses
February 28, 2009 G&M article by IAN BROWN

Bleak is chic as demand grows for dark oracles of blood-filled streets and 'zombie banks'
Niall_Ferguson  nourielroubini  economic_prognostication  zombie 
february 2009 by jerryking
Nouriel Roubini Says Nationalizing the Banks Is the Market-Friendly Solution - WSJ.com
FEBRUARY 21, 2009 | Wall Street Journal | Interview of Nouriel
Roubini by TUNKU VARADARAJAN. Roubini believes that "The problem is that
in the bubble years, everyone becomes a cheerleader, including the
media. This is when journalists should be asking tough questions...
there was a failure there. More financial and business journalists, in
the good years, should have asked, 'Wait a moment, if this man, or this
firm, is making a 100% return a year, how do they do it? Is it because
they're smarter than everybody else . . . or because they're taking so
much risk they'll be bankrupt two years down the line?' In the bubble
years, no one asked the hard questions. A good journalist has to be one
who, in good times, challenges the conventional wisdom. If you don't do
that, you fail in one of your duties."
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a healthy dose of reality and skepticism is always a good idea.
economics  crisis  ECONOMY  finance  skepticism  nourielroubini  banking  recessions  bailouts  journalists  journalism  nationalizations  hard_questions  financial_journalism  5_W’s  questions 
february 2009 by jerryking

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