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The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath: Hidden Factors in the Meltdown

A.G. Malliaris, Leslie Shaw, and Hersh Shefrin

Abstract

It is the intention of the 21 contributions in this book to argue that the complexity of the global financial crisis challenges researchers to offer comprehensive explanations by extending the scope and range of their traditional investigations. The volume is unique in viewing the financial crisis simultaneously through three different lenses—economic, psychological, and social values. In this respect, what also sets it apart is the discussion of what has gotten overlooked in the debates about the crisis, and how narrow framing has impacted social discourse about financial instability. This bo ... More

Keywords: global financial crisis, Minsky, asset bubbles, behavioral economics, psychology, values

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199386222
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386222.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A.G. Malliaris, editor
Walter F. Mullady Sr. Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Economics and Finance, Loyola University, Chicago

Leslie Shaw, editor
Chicago Psychoanalytic Society

Hersh Shefrin, editor
Mario L. Belotti Chair in Finance, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, California

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Part One Introduction

1 The Global Financial Crisis and Its Aftermath

A.G. Malliaris, Leslie Shaw, and Hersh Shefrin

Part Two The Global Financial Crisis of 2007–2009 and Economics

3 A Minsky Meltdown

Janet Yellen

Part Three The Global Financial Crisis of 2007–2009 and Psychology

10 The Topology of Greed and Fear

Graciela Chichilnisky

12 Existence of Monopoly in the Stock Market

Viktoria Dalko, Lawrence R. Klein, S. Prakash Sethi, and Michael H. Wang

13 Crisis of Authority

Werner De Bondt

Part Four The Global Financial Crisis of 2007–2009 and Values

Part Five Epilogue

21 Lessons for Future Financial Stability

A.G. Malliaris, Leslie Shaw, and Hersh Shefrin

End Matter