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Paper Promises

Money, Debt and the New World Order

By Philip Coggan
13-minute read
Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order by Philip Coggan

Paper Promises offers a sobering take on the nature of money, the recent global financial crisis and what our attitudes about debt will mean for future generations.

  • Anyone who is deeply in debt
  • Students of history and economics
  • Older generations who struggle to understand why young people have so much debt

Philip Coggan is a columnist at The Economist and has written a number of books, including The Money Machine and The Economist Guide to Hedge Funds. For 20 years he has also worked at The Financial Times, most recently as investment editor.

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