Top stories of 2011

December 23rd, 2011

With the end of 2011 just a few days away, Professor Voices asked several of our experts to tell us what they thought were the top stories of 2011. Below is our final list.

Cornelius Hurley, Director, Center for Finance, Law & Policy


1. Arab Spring

2. Occupy Wall Street

3. Japanese earthquake and tsunami

4. Republican primary process a joke

5. U.S. debt ceiling crisis and the ineptness of government (S&P downgrade)

6. WikiLeaks

7. China flexes military muscle


1. Euro debt crisis

2. MF Global faulure

3. Persistent unemployment

4. Economic recovery stalled…reversed

5. U.S. housing continues slide

6. Regulatory overload

7. Dominique Strauss-Kahn (DSK) replaced by Christine Lagarde as head of International Monetary Fund


Packers win Super Bowl!

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