The Origin of Financial Crises
  • Author : George Cooper
  • Release Date : 29 June 2022
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 13 : 9780307473455
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Book Description: The author argues that we have created an economy that is inherently unstable and crisis prone. He examines today's economic philosophy and the forces behind economic crises including boom-bust cycles, unsustainable economic bubbles, crippling credit crunches, and debilitating inflation.

The Origin of Financial Crises

The Origin of Financial Crises

Author : George Cooper
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Business & Economics
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The author argues that we have created an economy that is inherently unstable and crisis prone. He examines today's economic philosophy and the forces behind economic crises including boom-bust cycles, unsustainable economic bubbles, crippling credit crunches, and debilitating inflation....

The Origin of Financial Crises

The Origin of Financial Crises

Author : George Cooper
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Business & Economics
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In a series of disarmingly simple arguments financial market analyst George Cooper challenges the core principles of today's economic orthodoxy and explains how we have created an economy that is inherently unstable and crisis prone. With great skill, he examines the very foundations of today's economic philosophy and adds a ...

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Genre : Business & Economics
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Genre : Business & Economics
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