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Freefall : America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy

Author: Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this forthright and incisive book, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when the markets finally seized up. Stiglitz then outlines a way to restore the balance between markets and government, address the inequalities of the global financial system, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 9780393075960 0393075966
OCLC Number: 317919706
Description: xxx, 361 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The making of a crisis --
Freefall and its aftermath --
A flawed response --
The mortgage scam --
The Great American Robbery --
Avarice triumps over prudence --
A new capitalist order --
From global recovery to global prosperity --
Reforming economics --
Toward a new society.
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Nobel Prize-winner Stiglitz explains the current financial crisis--and the coming global economic order.  Read more...

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[W]hat brings this book to life is his formidable grasp of economic policy and strong sense of conviction about the blunders that have been made, especially with respect to the bank bailouts. --Jim Read more...

 
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