Financial History

History may not repeat itself, but it certainly rhymes...see how past societies and economies have lived through and reacted to financial change.

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The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

David Enrich

Custom House, 2017

Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction

David Enrich

Custom House, 2020

Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

Mehrsa Baradaran

Belknap Press, 2019


Ray Dalio

Bridgewater, 2018

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History shows COVID-19’s economic fallout may be with us for decades

Òscar Jordà et al.

IMF, 2020

Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Public Affairs, 2018

Black communities have for centuries harbored a spirit of support and mutual aid. It’s time the rest of the country followed their lead.

Douglas Rushkoff

Medium, 2020

Lessons from Japan's Great Recession

Richard C. Koo

Wiley, 2009

How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

Adam Tooze

Viking, 2018

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Ingenious Investment Strategies, Illusions of Safety, and Market Crashes

Bruce I. Jacobs

McGraw-Hill, 2018