Marriage of government and banks: For better or for worse!
Volume VI, Issue I – Spring, 2014
Reviewed by Alex J. Pollock
Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit, by Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber, combining their scholarship of banking and political institutions, is a book full of fertile ideas, instructive histories of the evolution of a number of banking systems, and provocative interpretations of the co-dependency between banks and governments.
» See full article in the Journal of Regulation and Risk.