Posts Tagged ‘larry summers’

Larry Summers: Did He Or Did He Not Tank Harvard’s Endowment?

If you haven’t read the story on the Harvard interest rate swaps here is the link to Nina Munk’s story in Vanity Fair. The developing pissing match in the blogosphere centers on an interest rate swap that cost Harvard big money to unwind. There seems to be a movement afoot to lay this at the […]

Larry Summers Highly Technical Analysis Of The Economy

As Greg Mankiw wryly notes, the White House and it’s resident economic genius — Larry Summers — have tons of data with which to gauge the course of the economy. Here from Mankiw is how they go about their business, or at least explain it to simpletons like us. Of all the statistics pouring into […]