Finance in America. An unfinished story

Finance in America. An unfinished story
Kevin R. Brine y Mary Poovey
University of Chicago Press, 2018
ISBN:9780226502182
528 páginas
Precio: 41€

Sinopsis: The economic crisis of 2008 led to an unprecedented focus on the world of high finance-and revealed it to be far more arcane and influential than most people could ever have imagined. Any hope of avoiding future crises, it’s clear, rest on understanding finance itself.

To understand finance, however, we have to learn its history, and this book fills that need. Kevin R. Brine, an industry veteran, and Mary Poovey, an acclaimed historian, show that finance as we know it today emerged gradually in the late nineteenth century and only coalesced after World War II, becoming ever more complicated-and ever more central to the American economy. The authors explain the models, regulations, and institutions at the heart of modern finance and uncover the complex and sometimes surprising origins of its critical features, such as corporate accounting standards, the Federal Reserve System, risk management practices, and American Keynesian and New Classic monetary economics. This book sees finance through its highs and lows, from pre-Depression to post-Recession, exploring the myriad ways in which the practices of finance and the realities of the economy influenced one another through the years.
A masterwork of collaboration, Finance in America lays bare the theories and practices that constitute finance, opening up the discussion of its role and risks to a broad range of scholars and citizens.

 

Recomendados

Constructing a Fiscal-Military State in Eighteenth-Century Spain

Rafael Torres Sánchez Hampshire, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 2015 ISBN: 978-1-137-47865-8 Páginas: 280 Precio: £75.00

Spanish Money and Banking. A History

Gabriel Tortella y José Luis García Ruiz Spanish Money and Banking. A History Basingstoke – Nueva York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 ISBN: 978-0-230-34765-6 Páginas: 272 Precio: 100 $

Collusion. How central bankers rigged the world

Collusion. How central bankers rigged the world Nomi Prins Nation Books, 2018 ISBN: 9781568585628 400 páginas Precio: 26,53€

El Instituto de Crédito Oficial, 1971-2015

El Instituto de Crédito Oficial, 1971-2015 Pablo Martín-Aceña, Yolanda Blasco y Joaquín Cuevas Madrid, Dextra Editorial, 2016 ISBN: 9788416277940 Precio: 32 €

Critique de la raison économique. Introduction à la théorie des sites symboliques

Critique de la raison économique. Introduction à la théorie des sites symboliques Serge Latouche; Fouad Nohra y Hassan Zaqual Paris, L’Harmattan, 2016 ISBN: 9782738483355 121 páginas Precio: 12.48 €

The Origin of Capitalism “A Longer View”

The Origin of Capitalism “A Longer View” Ellen Meiksins Wood Verso Books, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-78663-068-1 224 páginas Precio: 13.95 €