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Financial Crisis

The United States in the Early Twenty-First Century


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Theories of Financial Crisis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 3-11
    3. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 12-43
    4. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 44-56
  3. Financial Crisis in the US in the Twenty-First Century

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 59-102
    3. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 103-148
  4. Evaluating Theories Against the Evidence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 151-196
    3. Jill M. Hendrickson
      Pages 197-214
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-238

About this book


This book offers a critical look at prominent theories of financial crisis to try to understand how prepared the profession is for identifying the next financial crisis. An analysis of the first financial crisis of the twenty-first century serves as a starting point for rethinking the efficacy of existing economic models and theories.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of St. ThomasUSA

About the authors

Jill M. Hendrickson is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of St. Thomas, USA. Previously, she held the Frank Wilson Endowed Chair of Political Economy at the University of the South, USA. Her scholarship on bank regulation, financial crises, and bank performance has been published in many journals and she is also the author of Regulation and instability in U.S. Commercial Banking: A History of Crises, which forms part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions series.

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