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Lessons From a Meltdown | Books

Firefighting: The Financial Crisis and Its Lessons is a collaboration between three authors and a potted history exploring the reasons and effects of the crisis.

The bankruptcy filing by Lehman Brothers on September 15, 2008, had an even bigger impact on the industrial world than the Great Depression of 1929-39. It also gave rise to a record number of books studying the causes, impact and regulatory lacunae that need to be plugged to prevent another such event.

Ben S. Bernanke, chair of the US Federal Reserve between 2006 and 2014; Timothy

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