By Todd Zywicki on September 5, 2014

This was published in the Washington Post on September 4, 2014 A couple of weeks ago I discussed the Shoot first, aim second editorial in the New York Times calling for federal regulators to act swiftly and aggressively with respect to what it perceived as a growing threat caused by subprime auto loans. There were […]

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By Todd Zywicki on August 21, 2014

In an interview with Todd Zywicki, originally published in Think Advisor on August 20, 2014, Todd Zywicki explains what Elizabeth Warren is getting wrong. Among his other statements, “You really have to think about the cost of doing things, Zywicki says, noting that consumers with impaired credit will have to pay higher interest so well-intended […]

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By Richard Epstein on August 20, 2014

Over at the Hoover Institution Journal, Richard Epstein has a new article: Setting Krugman Straight. He begins it with: The recent story in the New York Magazine, Has the ˜Libertarian Moment’ Arrived? by Robert Draper, has given rise to a great deal of speculation about whether we are poised for another great political transformation. Needless […]

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By Todd Zywicki on August 18, 2014

Washington Post article, August 15, 2014, by Todd Zywicki There has been some interesting commentary in the Washington Post, andill-informed hand-wringing in the New York Times, the past week or so with respect to a purported emerging bubble in subprime auto-financing. First consider the Washington Post’s take: It’s a dynamic reminiscent of the subprime mortgage bubble […]

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By Abel M. Mateus on August 15, 2014

As outlined in three recent media stories, GEG has been mentioned in a growing debate in China regarding consultants’ roles. The debate erupted when China’s State Council dismissed Zhang Xinzhu, a researcher at the Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, from its antitrust advisory panel after learning that he worked […]

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By Todd Zywicki on August 15, 2014

Todd Zywicki has announced that his new co-authored book Consumer Credit and the American Economy is now officially available for sale. The book is co-authored with former Federal Reserve economist Thomas Durkin, current Fed economist Gregory Elliehausen, and University of Arizona professor Michael Staten (who was formerly head of the Credit Research Center and Financial Services […]

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