The Courage to Act : A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath
by Ben S. Bernanke


Overview - Ben S. Bernanke’s rise to chair of the Fed, the massive financial crisis, and the Fed’s bold and effective response.

In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington’s halls of power.
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Overview
Ben S. Bernanke’s rise to chair of the Fed, the massive financial crisis, and the Fed’s bold and effective response.

In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington’s halls of power. There would be no time to celebrate, however—the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 set off a domino effect that would bring the global financial system to the brink of meltdown.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393247213
  • ISBN-10: 039324721X
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Page Count: 624
  • Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.3 x 1.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds


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