Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy
by Dean Baker
Publisher: PoliPoint Press 2009
Number of pages: 186
Dean Baker's Plunder and Blunder chronicles the growth and collapse of the stock and housing bubbles and explains how policy blunders and greed led to the catastrophic -- but completely predictable -- market meltdowns. An expert guide to recent economic history, Baker offers policy prescriptions to help prevent similar financial disasters.
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