Thursday April 9, 2020

Who really broke the US economy?

Lost Decades by Menzie Chinn and Jeffry Frieden. WW Norton, €23.90. Reviewed by Jon Ihle.

29th January, 2012
George W Bush with Alan Greenspan, who headed up the US Federal Reserve during Bush's presidency. Photo: Getty

Lost Decades by Menzie Chinn and Jeffry Frieden


If you didn't already know that the United States was in an election year, this account of the roots of that country's financial and economic crisis will leave you in no doubt.

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