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13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown

Simon Johnson and James Kwak
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Thirteen bankers
ISBN
9780307379054, 0307379051
Summary
Johnson and Kwak examine not only how Wall Street's ideology, wealth, and political power among policy makers in Washington led to the financial debacle of 2008, but also what the lessons learned portend for the future.
Contents
  • 13 bankers
  • Thomas Jefferson and the financial aristocracy
  • Other people's oligarchs
  • Wall Street rising : 1980--
  • "Greed is good" : the takeover
  • The best deal ever
  • Too big to fail
  • The American oligarchy : six banks.
Description
304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-278) and index.
Technical Details
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