Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

Charles Calomiris talked about his book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which he analyzes… read more

Charles Calomiris talked about his book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which he analyzes the banking systems in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, going back several decades to find out what makes banking systems unstable. He concluded that the deciding factor is the level of political interference in the system. This event was hosted by the Museum of American Finance in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2014

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  • Mar 15, 2014 | 7:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2014 | 7:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2014 | 2:32am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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