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

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Making and Taking in the Global Economy

Mariana Mazzucato

Public Affairs, 2018

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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

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Oliver Bullough

The Guardian, 2018

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In 1970, the small firm of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette held its IPO – and fundamentally reshaped the world of finance.

William D. Cohan

The Atlantic, 2017

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How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company’s cash and nearly left it for dead.

Jessi Hempel

Wired, 2017

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How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism

Yves Smith

Palgrave Macmillan, 2010

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How Dead Ideas Still Walk Among Us

John Quiggin

Princeton UP, 2010

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