The Resource Sabotage : the hidden nature of finance, Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan, (electronic resource)

Sabotage : the hidden nature of finance, Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan, (electronic resource)

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Sabotage : the hidden nature of finance
Title
Sabotage
Title remainder
the hidden nature of finance
Statement of responsibility
Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The fundamental motive for financial innovation is not to make the system work better, but to avoid regulation and oversight. This is not a bug of the financial system, but a built-in feature. The president of the US is not a tax avoider because he is an especially fraudulent financier; he's a tax avoider because he is a wealthy man in a system premised on such deceit. Finance is an industry of sabotage. This book is a brilliant, intellectual detective story that traces the origins of financial sabotage, starting with the work of a prescient American economist who saw the capacity for banks and businesses to dissemble and profit as early as the 1920s. What was accomplished modestly in the first half of the 20th century became a booming global industry in the 1980s. Financialization took over everything, culminating in instruments so complex and confusing their own creators were being destroyed by them in 2008. With each financial bust, people expect to hear who the culprit was, and cynically know to not expect much punishment to ever reach them. But the innovation of this book is to show that each individual gaming the system isn't a crook--the whole system is sabotage"--
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Nesvetailova, Anastasia
Dewey number
332.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC103
LC item number
.N45 2020eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Palan, Ronen
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  • Monetary policy
  • Finance
  • Recessions
  • Financial crises
  • United States
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Sabotage : the hidden nature of finance, Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610399692
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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453096ab-31c3-4ede-a1c6-5cd06748ca6d
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1138012462
Label
Sabotage : the hidden nature of finance, Anastasia Nesvetailova, Ronen Palan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610399692
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
453096ab-31c3-4ede-a1c6-5cd06748ca6d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1138012462

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