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- Hoover Institution Press 2009; US$ 14.99
In this concise volume, leading economist John B. Taylor offers empirical research to explain what caused the current financial crisis, what prolonged it, and what dramatically worsened it more than a year after it began. The evidence he presents strongly suggests that specific government actions and interventions are largely to blame and that any... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This new book by two distinguished Italian economists is a highly original contribution to our understanding of the origins and aftermath of the financial crisis. The authors show that the recent financial crisis cannot be understood simply as a malfunctioning in the subprime mortgage market: rather, it is rooted in a much more fundamental transformation,... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 30.00
As the world enjoyed the prosperity of an unparalleled boom, an economic earthquake was looming, and then struck abruptly. Bastions of finance collapsed, long-standing policy beliefs were abandoned, and governments charged into the rubble without time to watch their steps. But for those who were looking, the faultlines that ran beneath the boom had... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 27.00
From Greece scrambling to meet Eurozone austerity measures to America?s sluggish job growth, there is every indication that the world has not recovered from the economic implosion of 2008. And for many of us, the details of what led to the recession?and why it has continued?remain murky. Economic historian Larry Allen clears up the subject in The... more...
- Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95
The European debt crisis has posed a challenge for many people to understand, both non-Europeans and Europeans alike. Even economists, finance specialists and market commentators are often uncertain of its causes or in the interpretation of events ongoing, or of past events that have taken place that then shaped the current situation. Typically this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The concept of economic rationality is important for the historical evolution of Economics as a scientific discipline. The common idea about this concept -even between economists- is that it has a unique meaning which is universally accepted. This new volume argues that "economic rationality" is not not a universal concept with one single meaning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The 2008 global financial crisis took the world by surprise, not least because politicians, businessmen and economists believed that they had learned crucial lessons from the Great Depression of the 1930s. As a direct result of deregulated financial markets, financial crises occurred in both developed and developing economies. However, this volume... more...
- Profile Books 2014; US$ 4.67
This short guide brings together five crucial Economis t briefs on aspects of the financial crisis and its consequences into a single, easily-digestible volume. With an introduction by the Economist 's Editor-in-Chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, this is an essential read for anyone interested in the financial crisis and its global repercussions. A... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The book provides a theoretically and historically informed analysis of the global economic crisis. It makes original contributions to theories of value, of crisis and of the state and uses these to develop a rich empirical study of the changing character of capitalism in the twentieth century and beyond. It defends, uses and develops Marxist... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 13.24
Es muss sich was ändern! Spätestens seit der aktuellen Finanzkrise spüren wir es alle: Mit diesem System stimmt etwas nicht. Anhand klarer Zahlen und verblüffender Fakten gibt Klaus Simon einen sehr verständlichen Überblick, wie der globale Finanzmarkt-Kapitalismus abläuft - und warum er auf Dauer nicht funktioniert. Es besteht dringend Handlungsbedarf,... more...