Econosong: The ballad of Jim Diamond

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In the clip below, noted bank skeptic and MIT economist Simon Johnson, former IMF Chief Economist, explains the story behind the story of Diamond Jim – the tuneful tale of a would-be banker who travels to Charlotte, N.C., to meet up with a mogul of modern-day finance, “Diamond Jim.” The production is a joint venture of Merle Hazard and Marcy Shaffer.

Source: PBS NewsHour (via YouTube), October 19, 2010. Song by Merle Hazard, Marcy Shaffer and Curtis Threadneedle.

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