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Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance (Paperback)

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"A succinct, lucid and compelling account . . . Essential reading." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Renowned economist Nouriel Roubini electrified the financial community by predicting the current crisis before others in his field saw it coming. This myth-shattering book reveals the methods he used to foretell the current crisis and shows how those methods can help us make sense of the present and prepare for the future. Using an unconventional blend of historical analysis with masterful knowledge of global economics, Nouriel Roubini and Stephen Mihm, a journalist and professor of economic history, present a vital and timeless book that proves calamities to be not only predictable but also preventable and, with the right medicine, curable.

About the Author


Nouriel Roubini is a professor of economics at New York University's Stern School of Business and the founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics. He has served in the White House and the U.S. Treasury. He lives in New York City.

Stephen Mihm writes on economics and history for The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, and other publications and is an associate professor of history at the University of Georgia. He lives in Decatur, Georgia.

Product Details ISBN-10: 014311963X
ISBN-13: 9780143119630
Published: Penguin Books, 04/26/2011
Pages: 368
Language: English