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10%OFFAndrew Palmer - Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better - 9780465064724 - V9780465064724
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Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better

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Description for Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better Hardcover. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: KC; KFF; KFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 243 x 35. Weight in Grams: 518.
Seven years after the financial crisis of 2008, financiers remain villains in the public mind. Most Americans believe that their irresponsible actions and complex financial products wrecked the economy and destroyed people's savings, and that bankers never adequately paid for their crimes.But as Economist journalist Andrew Palmer argues in Smart Money , this much maligned industry is not only capable of doing great good for society, but offers the most powerful means we have for solving some of our most intractable social problems. From Babylon to the present, the history of finance has always been one of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Basic Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
304
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780465064724
SKU
V9780465064724
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99-10

About Andrew Palmer
Andrew Palmer has worked at the Economist since 2007, and was its finance editor from 2009 to 2013. He is currently the Business Affairs editor at the Economist, where he is responsible for coverage of business, finance, and science. He has a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and lives in London.

Reviews for Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better
New York Times Book Review "Fascinating... Palmer is a muscular, efficient writer; he relates in-person interviews and statistical evidence with ease and humor. [His] vignettes show how innovation can, and should, involve more than bankers getting rich, playing games and dodging rules." Wall Street Journal "A scintillating brief for financial invention... a cheerful and lucid Cook's tour." Breakingviews "[Palmer's] optimistic ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Smart Money: How High-Stakes Financial Innovation is Reshaping Our World—For the Better


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