Aftershocks: Economic Crisis and Institutional Choice
by A. Hemerijck, B. Knapen, E. van Doorne (eds.)
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2009
Number of pages: 285
The book contains essays based on semi-structured interviews with leading scholars, European politicians and representatives from the world of business. They reflect on the origins of the crisis as well as the possible social, economic, and political transformations it may engender.
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The report highlights the areas in which the global economy experienced systemic failures. UNCTAD examines some of the problems to be tackled immediately because they can only be addressed through recognition of their multilateral dimensions.
by Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Gets to the heart of the matter regarding the application of economics to politics. Either we let economic law run its course, or we destroy prosperity. We must defer to economic law or we make matters worse by attempting to control society.
by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
The author made this book both readable and pro-active. His assessment of the counterproductivity of our economy and consumer society is timely in an era when we must decide how much is enough for ourselves - and for a sustainable planet.
by Garet Garrett - Ludwig von Mises Institute
This book blows away the conventional interpretations of the crash of 1929, not only in its contents but that this book exists at all. It ascribes the crash to the pile of up debt, which in turn was made possible by the Fed printing machine.