Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Words of Wisdom for the 2009 Economy

Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most respected economic commentators, has a great year end piece in today's Washington Post about what an Obama stimulus plan might look like and what we really should learn from FDR.  Her book The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression and offers lessons we should all be aware of as we begin the new year in search of an economic panacea.

My Conversation with Amity Shlaes: