Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

The Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis: The Rhetoric of Reform and Regulation

Wyn Grant and Graham K. Wilson


The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression. Many books have explored its causes, but this book systematically explores its consequences. The focus is primarily on the policy and political consequences of the GFC. This book asks how governments responded to the challenge and what the political consequences of the combination of the GFC itself and policy responses to it have been. Based on workshops held in the United States and the United Kingdom, it brings together leading academics to consider the divergent ways in which particular countri ... More

Keywords: financial regulation, neoliberalism, Global Financial Crisis, structural change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199641987
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641987.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Wyn Grant, editor
Professor of Politics, the University of Warwick

Graham K. Wilson, editor
Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Boston University