Professor James Kwak is co-author of The Baseline Scenario, a leading blog covering economics and public policy. His latest post on August 12 is "Markets Aren't That Stupid."
His articles have appeared in many publications, including Democracy, The American Prospect, The New York Times, The Washington Post,and The Los Angeles Times, and on the web sites of The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, NPR, Foreign Policy, and The Financial Times. He co-authored 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown, a 2010 New York Times bestseller chronicling the rise of the financial sector over the past three decades.
His most recent book with co-author, Simon Johnson, is White House Burning: The Founding Fathers, Our National Debt, and Why It Matters to You.