Video: Richard Koo on Getting Out of our ‘Balance Sheet Recession’
Next in our series of video interviews from the Institute for New Economic Thinking conference: Richard Koo, chief analyst at Nomura Research Institute, the analysis arm of Japan’s Nomura Securities.
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:The internal contradictions of our post-crisis policies with Niall Ferguson, financial historian and author of “The Ascent of Money” and “Civilization: The West and the Rest,” to be published in the U.S. this fall. Watch now.
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 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.”
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: Debt overhang and other financial system dangers with Carmen Reinhart, economist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the co-author of “This Time It’s Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly.”
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