What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How to Fix It

What They Do With Your Money: How the Financial System Fails Us and How to Fix It

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300194418
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 05/24/2016
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Stephen Davis is a senior fellow at Harvard Law School’s program on corporate governance. Jon Lukomnik is executive director of the Investor Responsibility Research Center. David Pitt-Watson is the former head of the Hermes shareholder activist funds in Europe and an executive fellow of finance at the London Business School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: We the Capitalists 1

1 What's the Financial System For? 15

2 Incentives Gone Wild 25

3 The Return of Ownership 62

4 Not with My Money 96

5 The New Geometry of Regulation 124

6 The Queen's Question 155

7 People's Pensions, Commonsense Banks 193

8 Capitalism: A Brief Owners' Manual 219

Notes 233

Index 269

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