Financial Crises, 1929 to the Present, Second Edition

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 27, 2017 - BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - 256 pages
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This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of the events, causes and outcomes of the major financial crises from 1929 to the present day. Beginning with an overview of the global financial system, Sara Hsu presents both theoretical and empirical evidence to explain the roots of financial crises and financial instability in general. She then provides a thorough breakdown of a number of major crises of the past century, both in the United States and around the world.

 

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Contents

1 The financial system and roots of crisis
1
the Great Depression and its aftermath
17
the intercrisis period
39
emerging markets debt default and savings and loan crises
58
advanced countries crises
73
Mexican crisis and Asian financial crisis
95
Russian financial crisis Brazilian financial crisis Argentine crisis
119
the Great Recession of 2008
140
9 Global imbalances
175
10 Preventing future crises
181
References
201
Index
235
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