Daily Archives: July 17, 2013

The Smart Bunny’s Guide to Debt, Deficit and Austerity: A Review

One of the most important parts of the collective effort to spread the good news about the Modern Money Theory approach to macroeconomics is popularization of MMT views. We need short simply-stated cultural artifacts that tell people what MMT has to say and what some of its policy implications are for fiscal policy that can deliver a greater measure of economic and social justice to people.

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From an Appraiser

In response to Bill Black’s recent articles (here and here) on appraisal issues surrounding the financial crisis, the following comes to NEP from an Appraiser via creditwritedowns.com.

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The Fraud Shotgun: The Overlapping Fields of Fraudulent Fire that Drove the Crisis

By William K. Black

I have written a series of articles recently that focus on appraisal fraud.

I did so because appraisal fraud allows such “clean” tests of what (and who) drove the financial crisis and how many different private and public sector actors could have easily prevented the crisis had they acted against the fraud epidemics.

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