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Author Amato, Massimo.
Uniform Title Fine della finanza. English
Title The end of finance [electronic resource] / Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, c2012.
Edition English ed.
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Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
"First published in Italian as 'Fine della finanza' : Donzelli Editore, 2009"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Financial crises.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Business cycles.
Added Author Fantacci, Luca, 1971-
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