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13 bankers : the Wall Street takeover and the next financial meltdown / Simon Johnson and James Kwak.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Simon, 1963-
Publication:
New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Other Title:
Thirteen bankers
Subjects:
Banks and banking -- United States.
Bank failures -- United States.
Finance -- United States.
Financial crises -- United States.
Summary:
Johnson and Kwak examine not only how Wall Street's ideology, wealth, and political power among policy makers in Washington led to the financial debacle of 2008, but also what the lessons learned portend for the future.
Contents:
13 bankers
Thomas Jefferson and the financial aristocracy
Other people's oligarchs
Wall Street rising : 1980

"Greed is good" : the takeover
The best deal ever
Too big to fail
The American oligarchy : six banks.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-278) and index.
Contributor:
Kwak, James.
ISBN:
9780307379054 :
0307379051
OCLC:
429021924