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Global Financial Crisis - Ten Years On

Geoff Riley

6th August 2017

Naturally the tenth anniversary of the onset of the Global Financial Crisis will bring many analysis and comment pieces. We will curate the best of them in this blog.

John Authers from the FT looks at the common characteristics of bubbles 

"Speculative bubbles are rooted deep in human nature, and have been widely studied."

There are numerous warning signs in the summer of 2017 from the rapid expansion of consumer credit

The renowned economist Steve Keen predicted the crisis a decade ago and is quoted in this article as saying that "ten years since the global financial crisis, world still suffers 'debt overhang'"

Here is an excellent background article from City AM: 

The global financial crisis 10 years on: six charts that tell the story

The warnings from history that Wall Street ignored 

The Guardian looks back here at the events of 2007: The day the credit crunch began

Leading article: A decade after the financial meltdown, its underlying problems haven’t been fixed

FT- Lessons from the Credit Crunch

Robert Peston's reflections

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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