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September 2007

The U.S. subprime mortgage market - do we need more restrictions?

It is certainly too early to assess the extent of the mortgage crisis in the U.S., but perhaps we can turn to history to see which policies have worked to protect subprime borrowers from loan sharks.

New blogs: End Poverty in South Asia / Paul Krugman

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Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist of the South Asia Region at the World Bank, has recently started a blog to "create a conversation around how South Asia can end poverty in a generation". Its name: End Poverty in South Asia


Paul Krugman has also started blogging at the New York Times.