Author: bliadmin

  • China’s fiscal stimulus will have permanent, negative, consequences

    In a recent report, “The Long Shadow of Fiscal Expansion,” by Chong-En Bai of Tsinghua University, Chang-Tai Hsieh of the University of Chicago, and Zheng (Michael) Song of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, we see evidence that an extraordinary misallocation of resources caused by the combination of well-intentioned government efforts to stimulate the economy (unfortunately in […]

  • Wells Fargo provides amazing example of red line management

    Wells Fargo’s experience with the consequences of paying people to hit targets on indicators, in this case, employees were paid based upon how many new customer accounts they opened which resulted in millions of accounts being opened without the knowledge or consent of the customers in whose names they were opened, is a perfect demonstration […]