Globalisation Fractures: How Major Nations' Interests Are Now In Conflict

Globalisation Fractures: How Major Nations' Interests Are Now In Conflict

by Charles Dumas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846684241
Publisher: Profile Books Limited
Publication date: 09/21/2010
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Charles Dumas has been Head of the World Service at Lombard Street Research since 1998 and is one of the world’s leading macroeconomic forecasters. He was previously a journalist at The Economist, an economist at General Motors and J. P. Morgan, and then managing director in JPM’s M&A department in New York.

Table of Contents

Figures and tables vi

Acknowledgements viii

Introduction 1

1 The fundamental 'shock': globalisation 14

2 The roots of the crisis 20

3 The crisis: policy blunders, crash and recovery 65

4 The fiscal crisis 87

5 China's surge and relapse 101

6 US growth held back, heading into deflation 122

7 The euro-catastrophe 139

8 Japan: sliding downhill too fast to catch? 176

9 Government debt spirals up 193

10 What should be done and probably won't be 206

Appendices

1 Mortgage-backed securities: the alphabet soup 232

2 Causes and effects of the Eurasian savings glut 242

3 How financial regulation might be changed 255

Bibliography 262

Index 265

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