Bill Bradley served as US Senator for New Jersey from 1979 to 1997. He is a managing director at the merchant bank Allen & Co. His most recent book is The New American Story. (June 2009)

IN THE REVIEW

The Crisis and How to Deal with It

Paul Krugman and Niall Ferguson at the symposium; in the background are Nouriel Roubini and Jeff Madrick
Following are excerpts from a symposium on the economic crisis presented by The New York Review of Books and PEN World Voices at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on April 30. The participants were former senator Bill Bradley, Niall Ferguson, Paul Krugman, Nouriel Roubini, George Soros, and Robin Wells, with Jeff Madrick as moderator.