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After the Music Stopped

The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

By Alan S. Blinder
13-minute read
After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan S. Blinder

After The Music Stopped explains and analyzes the causes of the last decade’s great financial crisis. It details the mechanics of the underlying problems as well as the sequence of events as panic began to set in. Finally, it also explains how the US government managed to halt the chaos and rescue the economy.

  • Investors, bankers, government financial regulators
  • Anyone interested in the causes of one of the biggest financial crises of all time
  • Anyone interested in how the US government stepped in to alleviate the situation

Alan S. Blinder is an American economist and professor at Princeton University who has published dozens of works on economics and economic policy. He has served at the US Federal Reserve and was one of President Bill Clinton’s economic advisers.

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