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The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism is the World Economy's Only Hope Hardcover – 16 Sep 2012

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (16 Sept. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071806776
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071806770
  • Product Dimensions: 16 x 2.8 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 667,802 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Seek[s] to set the record straight as to the true origins of the Great Recession." The Washington Times 20130418 "[A] landmark work." The Weekly Standard 20130109 "As Allison is no ordinary public intellectual this is no ordinary book. It is a reform blueprint with deep integrity... Allison brings thoughtful solutions to the problems besetting both the banking industry and the American economy... An excellent resource to advance the renewal of equitable prosperity." Forbes.com 20130107 "The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure doesn't shy away from laying bare the alarming details, but it also offers practical advice for today's leaders in the form of an electrifying analysis. In the end, it's a call to arms for a nation on the brink." TheBlaze.com 20130103 "John Allison has written easily one of the most important books of the year. Go out and buy it." Forbes 20121017

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John A. Allison is the longest-serving CEO of a top-25 financial institution, having served as Chairman of BB&T for twenty years. He currently serves as President and CEO of the Cato Institute and as a distinguished professor at the Wake Forest University Schools of Business. He is also one of the lead spokespersons for banking and policy reform today, appearing at universities and business groups nationwide and serving on the board of directors of the Ayn Rand Institute. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from American Banker and was named one of the decade's top 100 most successful CEOs by Harvard Business Review.


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