America and the world are still recovering from the global economic crisis of 2008. And with unemployment rates above 9 percent, many wonder if the market turmoil will ever end.
PBS NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman talks to Charles Ferguson, director of Academy Award winning documentary, Inside Job, a film that raises red flags about the world of finance. Paul examines how the film – which raises concerns about conflicts of interest for economists in academics – is influencing some leading economic thinkers.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation provided funding for this project.