Monday, February 27, 2012

"U.S. Sovereign Debt Crisis: Tipping-Point Scenarios and Crash Dynamics"

From Econ Journal Watch:
A symposium co-organized by EJW and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

Why the symposium?
A prologue by Tyler Cowen
Jeffrey Rogers Hummel:
Some Possible Consequences of a U.S. Government Default
Garett Jones:
The Bond Market Wins
Arnold Kling:
How a Default Might Play Out
Joseph Minarik:
Courting an Avoidable Financial Crisis
Peter Wallison:
How and Why a U.S. Sovereign Debt Crisis Could Occur

A handy chart of the key points of the various papers in chart form .