We’re Baaack!

You know you missed us.

Once again, my fault. I’ve been traveling and working on new essays and articles. The book is progressing (third draft) and evolving, and in the research process I’ve discovered some fantastic material for future writing. More on that in coming weeks and months.

For now, let’s kick off May with my latest column in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. I know you want me to write more about financial regulation, but I’m trying to save my most important points for the book. (And I doubt we’re going to get a great bill no matter what any of us write. It’s going to take many years to right this ship).

With that said, here is something important that Congress isn’t addressing in financial regulation: “We also need to regulate the regulators.” Read the column to see what I mean.

I know you’re also eager to hear my take on Greece’s troubles. In good time, dear reader. I will now be writing more frequently: Get ready for a busy summer!

Getting What We Paid For…

My latest post is up on the Sun-Sentinel site. I haven’t written much publicly about the financial crisis lately because I’m saving most of the material for my forthcoming book, which is taking most of my time (hence the light posting here). Because compensation has received some heavy — and, as I argue, inaccurate — press lately, I felt compelled to make this little-understood argument clear. I make the point that there is a compensation problem, but it’s not the one you think. Find out what the real compensation problem is here. And now for my addenda:   Continue reading “Getting What We Paid For…”