Global Imbalances and the Collapse of Globalised Finance
by Anton Brender, Florence Pisani
Publisher: Centre for European Policy Studies 2010
Number of pages: 192
The world economy is just starting to recover from the most disastrous episode in the history of financial globalization. Understanding what happened is essential. The authors argue in this book that the main problems were deeply rooted and are to be found in two tightly linked developments that for many years were left largely uncontrolled: the increase in the intensity of international transfers of savings -- the so-called 'global imbalances' -- and a wave of innovations -- globalized finance -- that have changed the way savings and the risks associated with their investment can be transferred.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Walter Block - Ludwig von Mises Institute
This treatise on private roads will cause you to rethink the way modern transportation networks operate. It shows how free-market economic theory is the clarifying lens through which to see the alternative that is consistent with human liberty.
by John T. Flynn - Mises Institute
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty. The New Deal combined with World War Two had fastened leviathan control over a country born in liberty.
by Ross Garnaut, Ligang Song - Anu E Press
China’s prosperity is at the core of the emerging Platinum Age of global economic growth. This volume gathers together leading scholars on China’s economic success and its effect on the world economy into the next few decades.
by Jacqueline Best - Cambridge University Press
In contrast to the structural adjustment era when policymakers were confident that they had all the answers, the author argues that we are now in an era of provisional governance. This book considers the implications of this shift ...