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Financial Crises, 1929 to the Present by Sara Hsu

Published By: Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar
ISBN: 978-0-85793-342-3
Date of Publication: 2013


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Reviewed by: Judit Temesvary of Hamilton College
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.52.1.211.r10
Review Pages: 227-29

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Judit Temesvary of Hamilton College reviews, "Financial Crises, 1929 to the Present" by Sara Hsu. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Explores and analyzes the events, causes, and outcomes of crises from the Great Depression to the Great Recession. Discusses the financial system and roots of crisis; the 1930s and 1940s—the Great Depression and its aftermath; the 1950s through the 1970s—the intercrisis period; the 1980s—emerging markets debt default crises; the early 1990s—advanced countries crises; the mid-1990s—the Mexican crisis and the Asian financial crisis; the late 1990s and the early 2000s—the Russian financial crisis, the Brazilian financial crisis, and the Argentine crisis; the late 2000s—the Great Recession of 2008; and preventing future crises. Hsu is Assistant Professor of Economics at the State University of New York, New Paltz."


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Judit Temesvary of Hamilton College


JEL Classifications

E32: Business Fluctuations; Cycles
F44: International Business Cycles
G01: Financial Crises
N10: Economic History: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations: General, International, or Comparative
N20: Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative
O16: Economic Development: Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance


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