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The Economists' Voice 2.0: The Financial Crisis, Health Care Reform, and More

Joseph Stiglitz and Aaron Edlin


The Economists’ Voice: Top Economists Take On Today’s Problems featured a core collection of accessible, timely essays on the challenges facing today’s global markets and financial institutions. This book is the next installment in this series, gathering together the strongest essays published in The Economist’s Voice, a nonpartisan online journal, so that students and general readers can gain a deeper understanding of the financial developments shaping their world. The chapters tackle the plain economics and architecture of health care reform, its implications for society and the future of th ... More

Keywords: global markets, financial institutions, health care reform, financial regulatory reform, financial crisis, bank bailouts, pension security bonds, carbon tax, net neutrality, government debt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231160155
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231160155.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph Stiglitz, editor
Columbia University

Aaron Edlin, editor

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Front Matter

Part I Health Care Reform

Chapter 4 Can the ACA Improve Population Health?

Dana P. Goldman and Darius N. Lakdawalla

Part II Financial Market Regulatory Reform

Chapter 8 Government Guarantees

Viral V. Acharya and Matthew Richardson

Chapter 14 It Works for Mergers, Why Not for Finance?

Aaron S. Edlin and Richard J. Gilbert

Part III Financial Crisis and Bailouts

Chapter 15 Hedge Fund Wizards

Dean P. Foster and H. Peyton Young

Chapter 20 Auction Design Critical for Rescue Plan

Lawrence M. Ausubel and Peter Cramton

Chapter 25 Comment on Barbera

Casey B. Mulligan

Part IV Innovations in Policy and Business

Chapter 26 Pension Security Bonds

Joshua Rauh and Robert Novy-Marx

Chapter 28 Net Neutrality Is Bad Broadband Regulation

Robert E. Litan and Hal J. Singer

Chapter 29 Trills Instead of T-Bills

Mark J. Kamstra and Robert J. Shiller

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