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    • Fragile by Design

    • The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit
    • By: Charles W. Calomiris, Stephen H. Haber
    • Narrated by: Basil Sands
    • Length: 20 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Analyzing the political and banking history of the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil through several centuries, Fragile by Design demonstrates that chronic banking crises and scarce credit are not accidents due to unforeseen circumstances. Rather, these fluctuations result from the complex bargains made between politicians, bankers, bank shareholders, depositors, debtors, and taxpayers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Gerard on 04-05-15

    Regular price: £33.89