8 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Date Written: August 27, 2009
Review essay of Gillian Tett's 2009 book, "Fool's Gold" on the history and causes of the present financial crisis.
Keywords: derivatives, regulation, finance, lawyers, crisis
JEL Classification: D81, E44, E58, F02, G24, G38, J44
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Flood, John, Betting the System and Beating the House? Gillian Tett’s Story of the Financial Crisis: 'Fool’s Gold - How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets and Unleashed a Catastrophe' (August 27, 2009). U. of Westminster School of Law Research Paper No. 10-13. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1574868 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1574868