Oct 18, 2013 — Alan Greenspan was often celebrated during his long chairmanship of the Federal Reserve. But Greenspan's policies have been blamed by some for the Great Recession. In an interview with NPR about his new book, The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting, Greenspan discusses difficulties in predicting economic calamity.
Apr 18, 2005 — Robert Siegel talks with Robert James Shiller about the current situation with the financial markets, interest rates, and the future of the real estate boom. Shiller is a professor of economics at Yale University's International Center for Finance and author of Irrational Exuberance, Redux: Including the Real Estate Market Bubble and the Rise of the Ownership Society.
Apr 6, 2005 — More and more home owners are refinancing, and a full quarter of homes sold last year went to investors instead of live-in homeowners. How long can this hot market last, and when it ends, are we looking at a minor chill, or a full-blown ice age?