Tag Archives: International finance

Between debt and the devil: money, credit, and fixing global finance by Adair Turner.

Overview: Adair Turner became chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008, and he played a leading role in redesigning global financial regulation. In this eye-opening book, he sets the record straight about what really caused the crisis. It didn’t happen because banks are too big to fail—our …
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The shifts and the shocks : what we’ve learned — and have still to learn — from the financial crisis by Martin Wolf.

Overview: From the chief economic commentator for the Financial Times, a brilliant tour d’horizon of the new global economy and its trajectory There have been many books that have sought to explain the causes and courses of the financial and economic crisis which began in 2007–8. The Shifts and the Shocks is not another detailed …
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Fixing Global Finance by Martin Wolf. ISBN: 9780801890482

Synopsis The latest book from Financial Times columnist Martin Wolf explains why global imbalances cause financial crises — including the one ravaging the United States right now — and outlines the steps for ending this destructive cycle. Reviewing global financial crises since 1980, Wolf lays bare the links between the microeconomics of finance and the …
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