Booms and Busts

Booms and Busts

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This timely and authoritative set explores three centuries of good times and hard times in major economies throughout the world. More than 400 signed articles cover events from Tulipmania during the 1630s to the U.S. federal stimulus package of 2009, and introduce readers to underlying concepts, recurring themes, major institutions, and notable figures. Written in a clear, accessible style, qBooms and Bustsq provides vital insight and perspective for students, teachers, librarians, and the general public - anyone interested in understanding the historical precedents, causes, and effects of the global economic crisis. Special features include a chronology of major booms and busts through history, a glossary of economic terms, a guide to further research, an appendix of primary documents, a topic finder, and a comprehensive index. It features 1, 050 pages; three volumes; 8-1/2q X 11q; topic finder; photos; chronology; glossary; primary documents; bibliography; and, index.Capital One was founded in 1988 by Richard Fairbank (chairman and CEO to the present) and his British partner, Nigel Morris (chief ... Some Capital One cards are issued with a debt already approaching the credit limit, because of annual and one-time processing fees. ... In November 2008, Capital One received just over $3.5 billion in bailout funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), anbsp;...

Title:Booms and Busts
Author:Mehmet Odekon
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-17


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