Economy 4.0

Video: Kenneth Rogoff on How to Fix the Banks

Stan Alcorn Apr 14, 2011

Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Kenneth Rogoff, economist and co-author of “This Time is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly.”

Two years after efforts to repair the post-crisis financial system began in earnest, David Brancaccio asks him how we’re doing, and what still needs fixing.

MORE VIDEOS IN THIS INTERVIEW SERIES:

VIDEO: Fixing the world economy with Jean-Paul Fitoussi, an economist at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and part of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi commission that French President Nicolas Sarkozy asked to study moving beyond GDP. Watch now.

VIDEO: The internal contradictions of fixing capitalism with Niall Ferguson, professor of history at Harvard University and the author of books including “The Ascent of Money” and “Civilization: The West and the Rest.”

VIDEO: Overcoming the “Balance Sheet Recession” with Richard Koo, chief analyst at Nomura Research Institute, the analysis arm of Japan’s Nomura Securities

COMING SOON:

VIDEO: G-Zero, derivatives and fixing the economy with George Soros, chair of Soros Fund Management LLC and the founder of the Open Society Institute.

VIDEO: The need to increase bank equity with Simon Johnson, professor of entrepreneurship, global economics and management at MIT and co-author of “13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown.”

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