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Fault Lines

How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten The World Economy

By Raghuram G. Rajan
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Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten The World Economy by Raghuram G. Rajan

In Fault Lines, author Raghuram Rajan unveils the global economy’s hidden fractures that led to the 2008 financial crisis. These blinks show that greedy bankers weren’t the only ones to blame; our economic system had deep systemic flaws as well. Importantly, they outline what we can do as a society to prevent similar crises in the future.

  • Anyone who wants to understand the financial crisis of 2008
  • Anyone curious how future economic crises could be prevented
  • Anyone interested in global economics or international trade

One of the few experts to have seen the 2008 crash coming, Raghuram G. Rajan, formerly chief economist with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is a professor of finance (on leave as of 2013) at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago and the governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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