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Krippner, Greta R
Capitalizing on crisis : the political origins of the rise of finance / Greta R. Krippner
Alternate Title Political origins of the rise of finance
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  HG181 .K725 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Finance -- United States
Financial services industry -- United States
Monetary policy -- United States
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009
Physical Description xv, 222 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [154]-215) and index
Summary "In the context of the recent financial crisis, the event to which the U.S. economy has become dependent on financial activities has been made abundantly clear. In Capitalizing on Crisis, Greta Krippner traces the longer-term historical evolution that made the rise of finance possible, arguing that this development rested on a broader transformation of the U.S. economy than is suggested by the current preoccupation with financial speculation."--[book jacket]
Contents Introduction -- What is financialization? -- The social politics of U.S financial deregulation -- The Reagan administration discovers the global economy -- The making of U.S. monetary policy -- Conclusion

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