The Great Crashes : Lessons from Global Meltdowns and How to Prevent Them


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A masterclass in spotting the early signs of a crisis’ Nouriel Roubini’This is the historical perspective we need’ John Kay’A first point of entry for anybody who wants to learn how the world sleep-walked into multiple crashes’ Daron Acemoglu’Fascinating, well-written and authoritative’ Tim Harford—————————————————————–The global economy has weathered the most tumultuous century in modern financial history. Since the Wall Street Crash in 1929, financial meltdowns have repeatedly sent shockwaves through our world. From the currency crises of the 1980s and 1990s, to Japan’s housing crash, the dot com boom and bust, the global financial meltdown, the euro crisis and the COVID pandemic, The Great Crashes tells the stories of ten of these historic events.