The Economy: What Caused It and How to Fix It

Enough time has passed to gain perspective on what contributed to the current economic troubles, so here are some books that offer explanations of what went wrong as well as  suggestions on how to help prevent it from happening again.

All the Devils are Here: the hidden history of the financial crisis by Bethany McLean and Joe Noccera

Freefall: America, free markets, and the sinking of the world economy by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Past Due: the end of easy money and the renewal of the American economy by Peter S. Goldman

The Big Short: inside the doomsday machine by Michael Lewis

Dumb Money: how our greatest financial minds bankrupted the nation by Daniel Gross

The Cost of Capitalism: understanding market mayhem and stabilizing our economic future by Robert J. Barbera

Reckless Endangerment: how outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led to economic Armageddon by Gretchen Morgenson

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