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After the Flood: How the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought

Edward L. Glaeser, Tano Santos, and E. Glen Weyl


The past three decades have been characterized by vast change and crises in global financial markets—and not in politically unstable countries but in the heart of the developed world, from the Great Recession in the United States to the banking crises in Japan and the Eurozone. As we try to make sense of what caused these crises and how we might reduce risk factors and prevent recurrence, the fields of finance and economics have also seen vast change, as scholars and researchers have advanced their thinking to better respond to the recent crises. A momentous collection of the best recent schol ... More

Keywords: great recession, financial crisis, asset pricing, financial regulation, José Scheinkman

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780226443546
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226443683.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Edward L. Glaeser, editor
Harvard University

Tano Santos, editor
Columbia University

E. Glen Weyl, editor
Yale University

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