Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit,… read more

Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber talked about their book, Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, in which they analyze 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. They argued that the deciding factor is the level of political interference in the system. This event was hosted by Hoover Institution in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Fragile by Design

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2014

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  • Mar 30, 2014 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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