Books by Fellows

Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit

via Princeton University Press
Thursday, February 6, 2014
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Fragile by Design Book Cover

Fragile by Design is a revealing exploration of the ways that politics inevitably intrudes into bank regulation. Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber combine political history and economics to examine how coalitions of politicians, bankers, and other interest groups form, why some endure while others are undermined, and how they generate policies that determine who gets to be a banker, who has access to credit, and who pays for bank bailouts and rescues. For more information, visit the Fragile by Design website here.

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