Deep Freeze: Iceland's Economic Collapse
by Philipp Bagus, David Howden
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute 2011
Number of pages: 158
In this book, the two young Professors Bagus and Howden document the sad story of the Icelandic government's policy mistakes -- the artificial creation of a boom, and the savage bust that was the inevitable outcome of this boom.
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