Book notes: The man who knew: The life & times of Alan Greenspan, by Sebastian Mallaby

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Sebastian Mallaby, The man who knew: The life & times of Alan Greenspan, Bloomsbury, 2016, 800 pages

Alan Greenspan was widely lauded when he left the US Federal Reserve in 2006, after almost 19 years as chairman. That was just before the first stresses that would develop into the financial crisis of 2008–09 became apparent.

With the benefit of perspective and distance from the global financial crisis and its aftermath, Sebastian Mallaby has produced an excellent and well-written account of Gree

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