Arnold Kling is an independent scholar who writes about a wide variety of economic issues. He was an economist on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1980-1986, and served as a senior economist at Freddie Mac from 1986-1994. In 1994, he started Homefair.com, one of the first commercial sites on the World Wide Web. (Homefair was sold in 1999 to Homestore.com.) Kling is the author of several books, most recently From Poverty to Prosperity: Intangible Assets, Hidden Liabilities and The Lasting Triumph over Scarcity and Crisis of Abundance: Rethinking How We Pay for Health Care, published by the Cato Institute. He also co-edits EconLog, a weblog devoted to economic issues. Kling received his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1980.

More from Arnold Kling

Commentary

The Genetics Revolution Challenge and How to Incentivize Biomedical Research

The American. June 30, 2014.

It’s All or Nothing. I Prefer Nothing

The New York Times. October 16, 2012.

Once Again, Break up the Banks

National Review (Online). May 15, 2012.

Blog Posts

Hold a Hearing

September 26, 2008.

Some Talking Points

September 26, 2008.

Health Care Podcast

November 5, 2007.

Cato Studies

The Case for Auditing the Fed Is Obvious

Briefing Paper No. 118. April 27, 2010.

Deficit Spending: A Scenario Analysis

Tax and Budget Bulletin No. 54. February 1, 2009.

Does the Doctor Need a Boss?

Briefing Paper No. 111. January 13, 2009.

Public Filings

The Collapse of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Testimony. December 9, 2008.

Cato Reviews & Journals

The Era of Expert Failure

Policy Report. September/October 2010.