Karl Case

Professor of Economics at Wellesley College

Guest

Professor of Economics at Wellesley College; co-principal of the S&P/Case-Shiller Index which measures movement in US home prices

Karl Case on KCRW

First it was just defaults of sub-prime mortgages, but now the turmoil
of a shaky housing industry is spreading throughout the credit markets
and the stock market. Experts are asking…

Can Washington Contain the Mortgage Meltdown?

First it was just defaults of sub-prime mortgages, but now the turmoil of a shaky housing industry is spreading throughout the credit markets and the stock market. Experts are asking…

from Which Way, L.A.?

First it was just defaults of sub-prime mortgages, but now the turmoil of a shaky housing industry is spreading throughout the credit markets and the stock market.

Can Washington Contain the Mortgage Meltdown?

First it was just defaults of sub-prime mortgages, but now the turmoil of a shaky housing industry is spreading throughout the credit markets and the stock market.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

2020 has been a tough year for everyone. In this special episode of Left, Right & Center, host Keli Goff chats with creatives about how art changes minds and helps us cope.

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom has a big decision to make: picking a replacement for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Starting Wednesday night, LA County will require restaurants to stop outdoor dining, which local health officials have linked to an uptick in new coronavirus cases.

from Greater LA

Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Tim Carney, Christine Emba and Gustavo Arellano revisit their election predictions at the end of a long Election Week

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump’s legal remedies to overturn the election continue to fail, but does it even matter?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Before COVID-19, street vendor Heleo Leyva ran Quesadillas Tepexco, an East Hollywood food stand. But as the virus began to spread, he was forced to shut down.

from Greater LA

Even before the election, the president was questioning the legitimacy of the voting process. Now, as votes are still being counted, we're watching democracy in action.

from KCRW Features

A lopsided victory for the measure to keep Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart drivers classified as contractors with limited job benefits puts labor groups on defense.

from KCRW Features