Meltdown: The Classic Free-Market Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Meltdown: The Classic Free-Market Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis

by Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Meltdown: The Classic Free-Market Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Meltdown: The Classic Free-Market Analysis of the 2008 Financial Crisis

by Thomas E. Woods Jr.

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Overview

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER, now with a new introduction!

In clear, no-nonsense terms, Woods explains what led up to the 2008 economic crisis, who was really to blame, and the dangers of government bailouts. Includes a foreword by Ron Paul.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621579557
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 11/27/2018
Edition description: Anniversary Edition
Pages: 213
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Thomas E. Woods Jr. is the New York Times bestselling author of Meltdown and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, among other books. He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard and a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. A recipient of the Templeton Enterprise Award and the O. P. Alford III Prize for Libertarian Scholarship, he is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute.

Table of Contents

Foreword Congressman Ron Paul x

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 The Elephant In The Living Room 1

Chapter 2 How Government Created The Housing Bubble 11

Chapter 3 The Great Wall Street Bailout 37

Chapter 4 How Government Causes The Boom-Bust Business Cycle 63

Chapter 5 Great Myths About The Great Depression 87

Chapter 6 Money 109

Chapter 7 What Now? 141

Acknowledgments 159

Appendix: Further Reading 161

Notes 165

Index 177

About The Author 187

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