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Bringing down the banking system : lessons from Iceland / Gudrun Johnsen.

By: Johnsen, Gudrun.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c.2014Description: xxii, 243 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781137455574 (paperback).Subject(s): Bank failures -- Iceland -- History -- 21st century | Banks and banking -- Corrupt practices -- Iceland -- History -- 21st century | Bank management -- Iceland -- History -- 21st century | | Business, Economics June2015 November2015DDC classification: 332.1094912
Contents:
Background -- Illusion of prosperity -- Collapse -- August 8, 2007 : subprime crisis enters the spotlight -- October 6, 2008 : God bless Iceland -- Panic -- Investigation -- Financial liberalization -- How did the bankers do it? -- Funding the banks -- The geyser crisis -- Love letters to the rescue -- Playing tricks on the European Central Bank -- Why did the bankers do it? -- The web of ownership -- Tunneling money through related party lending -- Market manipulation and falsification of equity -- Wages of failure -- Why didn't anybody stop the bankers? -- Funded by the ill-informed -- Debt free state, isolated and without credit -- Putting a poodle on the watch -- What have we learned?.
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Index : p. 233-243.

Bibliography : p. 227-232.

Background -- Illusion of prosperity -- Collapse -- August 8, 2007 : subprime crisis enters the spotlight -- October 6, 2008 : God bless Iceland -- Panic -- Investigation -- Financial liberalization -- How did the bankers do it? -- Funding the banks -- The geyser crisis -- Love letters to the rescue -- Playing tricks on the European Central Bank -- Why did the bankers do it? -- The web of ownership -- Tunneling money through related party lending -- Market manipulation and falsification of equity -- Wages of failure -- Why didn't anybody stop the bankers? -- Funded by the ill-informed -- Debt free state, isolated and without credit -- Putting a poodle on the watch -- What have we learned?.

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