Book notes: The Fed and Lehman Brothers, by Laurence Ball

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Laurence M Ball, The Fed and Lehman Brothers: setting the record straight on a financial disaster, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2018, 267 pages

The recent 10th anniversary of the failure of Lehman Brothers prompted a wave of retrospective pieces, focused mostly on the wider economic and financial crisis. By contrast, in his new book Laurence Ball, professor of economics at Johns Hopkins, has provided a close and detailed study centred on a single specific question: could the US

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