Stories by Gerald Epstein

Gerald Epstein is an economist at U-Mass Amherst specializing in macroeconomic and financial issue including federal reserve policy, proprietary trading and global finance. He and Jane D'Arista are co-coordinators of SAFER-- a coalition of economists for Stable, Accountable, Fair and Efficient Financial reform. subscribe to Gerald Epstein's feed

Posted on: Apr 15, 2016, Source: Dollars and Sense

Calling into question the credibility of Krugman's New York Times column as a source of economic information and analysis.

Posted on: May 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The derivatives business is straight gambling. Why do we let economically essential banks gamble with taxpayer money?