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13 bankers

Simon Johnson

13 bankers

the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown

by Simon Johnson

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banks and banking -- United States,
  • Bank failures -- United States,
  • Finance -- United States,
  • Financial crises -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesThirteen bankers
    StatementSimon Johnson and James Kwak.
    ContributionsKwak, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG2491 .J646 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24039564M
    ISBN 109780307379054
    LC Control Number2010000168


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13 Bankers is a remarkable book, placing the financial crisis in the context of history. The authors discuss the US financial industry's development from Independence to the present.

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This book explains it all and it’s great reading.” —Lawrence K. Fish, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Financial Group “As 13 Bankers makes lucidly and compellingly clear, the problem with Wall Street leads directly to the core problem of our democracy.

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Prominent economist Simon Johnson and James Kwak give a wide-ranging, meticulous, and bracing account of recent U.S. financial history within the context of previous showdowns between American democracy and Big Finance.