Mark Zandi – In the fourth grade, my…

In the fourth grade, my history teacher gave us a project: Why was the auto…


“In the fourth grade, my history teacher gave us a project: Why was the auto industry located in Detroit, Michigan? I didn’t know I was going to be an economist, but I knew I was going to do something that was involved in answering questions like that one because I thought that was a fascinating question.”
-Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi – The Tea Party was born…

The Tea Party was born out of the disgust many Americans felt early in the…


“The Tea Party was born out of the disgust many Americans felt early in the financial crisis upon learning that the federal government was even contemplating reducing the principal on some troubled mortgages.”
-Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi – The FHA’s success provides strong…

The FHA’s success provides strong evidence that government can and should play a role in…


“The FHA’s success provides strong evidence that government can and should play a role in the nation’s mortgage finance system. It also demonstrates that although government intervention in the economy during the Great Recession was messy, things would have been a lot messier without it.”
-Mark Zandi