Global Perception and the Financial Crisis

A few weeks ago, a colleague asked me what I thought about “the American financial crisis.” I told him I didn’t think it would stay American for very long. “No,” he said. “Our banking system isn’t exposed to all that subrpime stuff.” If it isn’t obvious already, my colleague isn’t an economist. Nor am I, for that matter, but what’s becoming clear is that not only is the Eurozone pretty well-exposed to the toxic mess of the credit crisis, the ECB has fewer tools to deal with it than the Fed. That’s what makes the failure of this weekend’s EU […]

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