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Reviews 2015 Reviewed by Caner Bakir After the onset of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II asked economists at the London School of Economics in November 2008, ‘Why did no one see it coming?’...

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Bloomberg Business Week’s Best Books Of 2014

Bloomberg Business Week December 12, 2014 Bloomberg Business Week has named Fragile by Design as one of the “Best Books of ’14”. BBW asks prominent people to name two or three of their favorite books from 2014. Two...

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Cayman Financial Review

Cayman Financial Review October 31, 2014 Reviewed by Warren Coats “The United States has had 14 banking crises over the past 180 years! Canada, which shares not only a 2,000-miles border with the United States but also a common...

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Cato Journal

Cato Journal September 22, 2014 Reviewed by Vern McKinley Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber have taken on a big task in their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit. Their goal is to...

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Calomiris interviewed by Ideas At Work

Columbia Business School Ideas At Work August 21, 2014 This is the first book that takes an in-depth look at the connection between politics and banking crises. What led you to the topic? Stephen Haber at Stanford and I spent...

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