Verdict on the Crash: Causes and Policy Implications
by Philip Booth, at al.
Publisher: Institute of Economic Affairs 2009
Number of pages: 104
This book challenges the myth that the recent banking crisis was caused by insufficient statutory regulation of financial markets. Though it finds that statutory regulation failed, and that market participants took more risks than they should have done, it appears that statutory regulation made matters worse rather than better.
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by Forest E. Myers - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
The goal of this book is to provide directors, especially non-management directors who may have little knowledge about banks and their operation, with basic information to help them be intelligent questioners of risk taking and risk management.
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This book does not contain all that might be written on the subject of money. It is published with the sole purpose of stimulating inquiry into the subject of which it treats and which has been nearly neglected by the leaders of advanced thought.
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