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Book Bits | 12 October 2019

After the Crash: Financial Crises and Regulatory Responses
Edited by Sharyn O’Halloran and Thomas Groll
Summary via publisher (Columbia U. Press)
The 2008 crash was the worst financial crisis and the most severe economic downturn since the Great Depression. It triggered a complete overhaul of the global regulatory environment, ushering in a stream of new rules and laws to combat the perceived weakness of the financial system. While the global economy came back from the brink, the continuing effects of the crisis include increasing economic inequality and political polarization. After the Crash is an innovative analysis of the crisis and its ongoing influence on the global regulatory, financial, and political landscape, with timely discussions of the key issues for our economic future.

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