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The end of alchemy : money, banking, and the future of the global economy

Author: Mervyn A King
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The former governor of the Bank of England recounts his country's experiences throughout the Great Recession while outlining a blueprint for recovery-era capitalism that is more resilient to modern boom-and-bust cycles.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn A King
ISBN: 9780393247022 0393247023
OCLC Number: 909974163
Description: xv, 430 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The good, the bad and the ugly --
Good and evil : in money we trust --
Innocence lost: alchemy and banking --
Radical uncertainty : the purpose of financial markets --
Heroes and villains : the role of central banks --
Marriage and divorce : money and nations --
Innocence regained : reforming money and banking --
Healing and hubris : the world economy today --
The audacity of pessimism : the prisoner's dilemma and the coming crisis.
Responsibility: Mervyn King.

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The former governor of the Bank of England recounts his country's experiences throughout the Great Recession while outlining a blueprint for recovery-era capitalism that is more resilient to modern boom-and-bust cycles.

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