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Financial crises & disasters

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Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

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Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

Adam Tooze

Business & Economics; International economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

In September 2008 the Great Financial Crisis, triggered by the collapse of Lehman brothers, shook the world. A decade later... [more]

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

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Paper Dragons: China and the Next Crash

Walden Bello

Political activism; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Hardback

Walden Bello, one of the leading figures of the anti-globalisation movement, reveals how an impending financial crash in China... [more]

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Firefighting: The Financial Crisis and its Lessons

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Firefighting: The Financial Crisis and its Lessons

Ben Bernanke, Timothy Geithner, Henry Paulson Jr.

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Financial crises & disasters; Corporate finance

Paperback

2008 saw one of the worst financial crises in generations, the global implications of which are still being felt today. Ten... [more]

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China's Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans and the End of the Chinese Miracle

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China's Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans and...

Dinny McMahon

Business & Economics; Economic systems & structures; Financial crises & disasters

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A stunning inside look at how and why the Chinese economy is barreling towards disaster and the impact its collapse would... [more]

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

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The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Economic systems & structures; Financial crises & disasters

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Who really creates wealth in our world? And how do we decide the value of what they do? In modern capitalism, value-extraction... [more]

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

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The Finance Curse: How global finance is making us all poorer

Nicholas Shaxson

Political activism; Business & Economics; International finance; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

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Global finance is a system that works for the few and against the many. We are told global finance is about wealth creation;... [more]

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A History of the United States in Five Crashes

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A History of the United States in Five Crashes

Scott Nations

History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history, Scott Nations, a longtime trader, financial... [more]

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The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial Disaster

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The Fed and Lehman Brothers: Setting the Record Straight on a Financial...

Laurence M. Ball

Business & Economics; Macroeconomics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history; Banking; Financial services law & regulation

Paperback

This book sets the record straight on why the Federal Reserve failed to rescue Lehman Brothers during the financial crisis.... [more]

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Why Wall Street Matters

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Why Wall Street Matters

William D. Cohan

Business & Economics; International finance; Financial crises & disasters; Corporate finance; Banking

Paperback

If you like your smartphone or your widescreen TV, your car or your pension, then, whether you know it or not, you are a fan... [more]

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American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle over Gold

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American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle...

Sebastian Edwards

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history; Public finance

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The untold story of how FDR did the unthinkable to save the American economy. [more]

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Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist

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Why Minsky Matters: An Introduction to the Work of a Maverick Economist...

L. Randall Wray

Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy; Financial crises & disasters

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Perhaps no economist was more vindicated by the global financial crisis than Hyman P. Minsky (1919-96). Although a handful... [more]

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Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance

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Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance

Adair Turner

Business & Economics; Monetary economics; Economic systems & structures; Financial crises & disasters; Public finance; Credit & credit institutions

Paperback

Adair Turner became chairman of Britain's Financial Services Authority just as the global financial crisis struck in 2008,... [more]

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Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

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Chronicles: On Our Troubled Times

Thomas Piketty

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

Presents an analysis of the financial crisis, what has happened since and where we should go from here. Tackling a wider range... [more]

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The Ascendancy of Finance

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The Ascendancy of Finance

Joseph Vogl

Business & Economics; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

The global financial crisis of 2008 ushered in a system of informal decision-making in the grey zone between economics and... [more]

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Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

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Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

Steve Keen

Business & Economics; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise.... [more]

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Crisis in Greece

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Crisis in Greece

Peter Siani-Davis

History; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

Crisis in Greece is a readable primer for anyone interested in understanding the Greek financial crisis vis-a-vis Europe,... [more]

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The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy

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The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy...

Mervyn King

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

The former Governor of the Bank of England argues for fundamental changes to the financial system in order to reduce the risk... [more]

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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global Stability

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And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to...

Yanis Varoufakis

Business & Economics; Political economy; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

The crisis in Europe is not over, it's getting worse. In this narrative of Europe's economic rise and spectacular fall, the... [more]

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

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A Banquet of Consequences: Have we consumed our own future?

Satyajit Das

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Paperback

Essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the global economy and their own prospects, A Banquet of Consequences... [more]

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The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis

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The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis

Yannis Palaiologos

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

A riveting examination of the political, social and cultural forces behind Greece's recent great financial crisis, and its... [more]

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Crisis Without End?: The Unravelling of Western Prosperity

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Crisis Without End?: The Unravelling of Western Prosperity

Andrew Gamble

Society & culture: general; Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

The 2008 crash was no ordinary crisis, but the harbinger of a much deeper convulsion. This major re-assessment shows how it... [more]

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We Can Make the World Economy a Sustainable Global Home

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We Can Make the World Economy a Sustainable Global Home

Lewis S. Mudge

Religion & beliefs; Comparative religion; Religious social & pastoral thought & activity; Ethical issues & debates; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

This book by theologian-ethicist Lewis Mudge offers fresh philosophical and theological concepts, economic and political insights,... [more]

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Extreme Money: The Masters Of The Universe And The Cult Of Risk

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Extreme Money: The Masters Of The Universe And The Cult Of Risk

Satyajit Das

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Economic history

Paperback

The bestselling author on how money and finance enslaved the world. The human race created money and finance. But our inventions... [more]

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Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour

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Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour

Michael Lewis

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Humour

Paperback

Right now, Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all... [more]

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Who Repo'd My Jet?: The Manic Millionaires, and Why They'll Lead Us to the Next Boom and Bust

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Who Repo'd My Jet?: The Manic Millionaires, and Why They'll Lead Us to the...

Robert Frank

Business & Economics; Financial crises & disasters; Business & management

Paperback

Robert Frank's insightful analysis provides the disturbing big picture of high-beta wealth. His vivid storytelling brings... [more]

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