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Kaufman, Henry.

The road to financial reformation : warnings, consequences, reforms / Henry Kaufman. - Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2009. - xxiii, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-243) and index.

Past blunders and future choices -- Reflections on business, the lessons of history, and globalization -- If Adam Smith were alive today -- Troubling trends in financial markets and official policies -- Debt : the threat to economic and financial stability -- The decapitalization of American corporations -- Shortcomings in financial oversight -- From financial segmentation to concentration -- Financial concentration in economic thought -- Do we still need Glass-Steagall? -- Banking and commerce should not merge -- Postwar financial crises, 1966-2001 -- The great financial crisis of 2007-2009 -- Public policy and the markets -- The perils of monetary gradualism -- The Fed and the governance of financial institutions -- Transparency and the Fed -- Prospects for interest rates -- The financial consequences of the credit crisis.

9780470532126 (cloth) 0470532122 (cloth)


Finance--Government policy.
International finance--Government policy.

HG173

332 / K364

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