Written for the motivated non-specialist, this fully revised and updated edition of The Financial Crisis and Federal Reserve Policy provides the most accurate and thorough coverage available of the causes and consequences of the 2008 Financial Crisis, examining the role the Federal Reserve played in preventing a major economic meltdown on par with the Great Depression. This bestselling work has been retooled from the ground up to... more...

Written for the motivated non-specialist, this work provides the most clear and thorough coverage available of the causes and consequences of the Great Financial Crisis and the role of the Federal Reserve in preventing it from escalating into a massive depression a la the 1930s. The Great Recession that followed the popping of the dual credit and housing bubbles deprived more than 8 million Americans of their... more...