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Title What caused the financial crisis / edited by Jeffrey Friedman
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 360 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Capitalism and the crisis : bankers, bonuses, ideology, and ignorance / Jeffrey Friedman -- An accident waiting to happen : securities regulation and financial deregulation / Amar Bhid -- Monetary policy, credit extension, and housing bubbles : 2008 and 1929 / Steven Gjerstad and Vernon L. Smith -- The anatomy of a murder : who killed the American economy? / Joseph E. Stiglitz -- Monetary policy, economic policy, and the financial crisis : an empirical analysis of what went wrong / John B. Taylor -- Housing initiatives and other policy factors / Peter J. Wallison -- How securitization concentrated risk in the financial sector / Viral V. Acharya and Matthew Richardson -- A regulated meltdown : the Basel rules and banks' leverage / Juliusz Jablecki and Mateusz Machaj -- The credit-rating agencies and the subprime debacle / Lawrence J. White -- Credit-default swaps and the crisis / Peter J. Wallison -- The crisis of 2008 : lessons for and from economics / Daron Acemoglu -- The financial crisis and the systemic failure of the economics profession / David Colander [and others] -- Afterword : the causes of the financial crisis / Richard A. Posner
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-335) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Finance -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Friedman, Jeff (Jeffrey)
ISBN 081220493X (electronic bk.)
9780812204933 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; acid-free paper)
(paperback; acid-free paper)