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Author Reinhart, Carmen M.

Title This time is different : eight centuries of financial folly / Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth S. Rogoff.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    338.542 REI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    338.542 REI    Available
Description xlv, 463 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Pt. I. Financial crises : an operational primer -- 1. Varieties of crises and their dates -- 2. Debt intolerance : the genesis of serial default -- 3. A global database on financial crises with a long-term view -- Pt. II. Sovereign external debt crises -- 4. A digression on the theoretical underpinnings of debt crises -- 5. Cycles of sovereign default on external debt -- 6. External default through history -- Pt. III. The forgotten history of domestic debt and default -- 7. The stylized facts of domestic debt and default -- 8. Domestic debt : the missing link explaining external default and high inflation -- 9. Domestic and external default : which is worse? who is senior? -- Pt. IV. Banking crises, inflation, and currency crashes -- 10. Banking crises -- 11. Default through debasement : an "old world" favorite -- 12. Inflation and modern currency crashes -- Pt. V. The U.S. subprime meltdown and the second great contraction -- 13. The U.S. subprime crisis : an international and historical comparison -- 14. The aftermath of financial crises -- 15. The international dimensions of the subprime crisis : the results of contagion or common fundamentals? -- 16. Composite measures of financial turmoil -- Pt. VI. What have we learned? -- 17. Reflections on early warnings, graduation, policy responses, and the foibles of human nature.
Summary An empirical investigation of financial crises during the last 800 years.
Subject Financial crises -- Case studies.
Fiscal policy -- Case studies.
Business cycles -- Case studies.
Added Author Rogoff, Kenneth S.
ISBN 9780691142166 (hardcover : alk. paper) : $35.00
0691142165 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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