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About the IMF Americas Annual and spring meetings

Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery

  • October 14, 2011


  • 1:23:56

Jeffry Frieden and Menzie Chinn explore the political and economic roots of the financial and economic crisis as well as its long-term effects.

  • George Akerlof, International Monetary Fund
  • Menzie Chinn, University of Wisconsin Madison and Econbrowser
  • Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University
  • Gail Cohen, Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress
  • Diane Lim Rogers, Concord Coalition
  • Simon Johnson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Peterson Institute