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Freefall: America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy

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Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz explains the current financial crisis-and the coming global economic order.
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The current global financial crisis carries a "made in America" label. In this forthright and incisive book, Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz explains how America exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to cobble together a haphazard and ineffective response when the markets finally seized up. Drawing on his academic expertise, his years spent shaping policy in the Clinton administration and at the World Bank, and his more recent role as head of a UN commission charged with reforming the global financial system, Stiglitz outlines a way forward, building on ideas that he has championed his entire career: restoring the balance between markets and government, addressing the inequalities of the global financial system, and demanding more good ideas (and less ideology) from economists.

Freefall is an instant classic, combining an enthralling whodunit account of the current crisis with a bracing discussion of the broader economic issues at stake.

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subject_facet Finance -- Government policy -- United States, Financial crises -- United States, Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009, United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-2001, United States -- Economic policy -- 1993-2001, United States -- Economic policy -- 2001-2009
table_of_contents The making of a crisis -- Freefall and its aftermath -- A flawed response -- The mortgage scam -- The Great American Robbery -- Avarice triumps over prudence -- A new capitalist order -- From global recovery to global prosperity -- Reforming economics -- Toward a new society.
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title Freefall : America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy
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title_full Freefall : America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy / Joseph E. Stiglitz, Freefall America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy, Freefall [electronic resource] : America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy / Joseph E. Stiglitz, Freefall [sound recording] : [America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy] / Joseph E. Stiglitz
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