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Season 2008 Episode 1124

How Well-Meaning Principles Caused the Financial Crisis

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How Well-Meaning Principles Caused the Financial Crisis
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One of the puzzles of the 2007/8 credit crunch is how a relatively small loss of capital in a tiny market segment was transformed into a global financial crisis costing close to $1 trillion and sending the world economy into slowdown.Key players in this tragedy are a set of legal and accounting principles that are well-meaning, but turn financial hiccups into liquidity black holes.Avinash Persaud, founder and Chairman of Intelligence Capital, discusses regulatory solutions that would avoid this happening next time - Gresham Collegemoreless

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