Freakonomics has a great piece on what presenters to the the American Association of Economists talked about mostly. Looks like “evidence” was the most common tag to come up. This list is important because it shows what economist are not talking about about as well. The economic crisis clearly changed what the economic community is concerned with these days, for better or worse. Strangely “Debt” is not prominent on the list.
On a somewhat unrelated but fascinating topic Google is entering the green energy business.
Creditor -Debtor Tip #2:
Do you need to retain or investigate a lawyer? Check out their local State Bar website. Typically a state bar will have contact information and disciplinary history. Also why not try a google search.