Impact of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis

  • Carol Yeh-Yun Lin
  • Leif Edvinsson
  • Jeffrey Chen
  • Tord Beding
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS, volume 18)


In order to present the impact of the 2008 global financial crisis, this chapter will graphically compare the real GDP growth, total general government debt, unemployment rate, and consumer price inflation of the six countries from 2005 to 2010. Then, the chapter will elaborate qualitatively on the impact of the financial crisis on each country’s economy individually in the sequence of Brazil, Russia, India, China, Korea, and South Africa (BRICKS).


Unemployment Rate Financial Crisis Fiscal Policy Global Financial Crisis Foreign Exchange Market 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol Yeh-Yun Lin
    • 1
  • Leif Edvinsson
    • 2
  • Jeffrey Chen
    • 3
  • Tord Beding
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationNational Chengchi UniversityTaipeiChina
  2. 2.Universal Networking Intellectual CapitalNorrtäljeSweden
  3. 3.AccentureChicagoUSA
  4. 4.TC-Growth ABGothenburgSweden

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