James Barth

former Chief Economist, Office of Thrift Supervision

Guest

Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance at Auburn University and a senior finance fellow at the Milken Institute; former chief economist at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board (1987-1989) and the Office of Thrift Supervision (1989)

James Barth on KCRW

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