Booknotes: The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It

The Leaderless Economy by Peter Temin and David Vines

Peter Temin, David Vines, The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It, Princeton University Press, 2013, 320 pages

The title of Peter Temin and David Vines’ book, especially its subtitle, promises the reader a lot. But overall, the book lacks accurately formulated goals and can mislead the reader.

Throughout the book, one can find sentences that could be interpreted as equivalents of the authors’ goals, such as: “We can learn how to understand our current

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