Morning Must-Read: Matthew Klein: Crush the Financial Sector, End the Great Stagnation?
…down around the same time that the financial sector’s share of economic activity started rising rapidly…. The interesting question, then, is whether this process can be put into reverse. Maybe there is a deeper wisdom behind financial regulations that appear to be (at best) pointless. Harassment that encourages an unproductive, resource-hoarding industry to get smaller might be exactly what’s needed in economies plagued by chronically slow growth.