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Author Amato, Massimo
Title Fine della finanza. English
The end of finance / Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Polity, c2012
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HB3722 .A4313 2012    AVAILABLE    30610020379095
Edition English ed
Descript xiv, 313 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "First published in Italian as 'Fine della finanza' : Donzelli Editore, 2009"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-303) and index
Part 1: Phenomenology. Do we know what the financial markets are? -- At the root of the possibility of crisis : liquidity and risk -- What is credit? -- What is money? -- Finance starting from the end -- Capitalism and debt : a matter of life and death -- Part 2: History. From credit risk to liquidity risk (2008) -- The globalization of capital (1973) -- 'Fiat dollar'. And the world saw that it was good (1971) -- The Eurodollar chimera (1958) -- The European Payments Union (1950) -- Bretton Woods : the plan that might have made it (1944) -- Bretton Woods : the system that found implementation (1944) -- The standard crisis (1929) -- Orchestra rehearsal : the international gold standard and the dissolution of gold (1871) -- Money before and after the gold standard (1717) -- Money for nothing : the invention of central banking (1694) -- The international currency of the trade fairs (1579) -- Part 3: Politics. Double or quits? -- The way out of liquidity : the Gordian knot and utopia -- Prevention or cure? The structural paradox of the anti-crisis policies -- Another finance -- The (rare) "green shoots" of a possible reform -- If not now, when?
Subject Financial crises
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Business cycles
Alt Author Fantacci, Luca, 1971-
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