A Short History of Financial Euphoria (Paperback)

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The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."--The Atlantic.

About the Author


John Kenneth Galbraith was born in 1908 in Ontario, Canada. He earned a PhD at the University of California in 1934 and later took a fellowship at Cambridge, where he first encountered Keynesian economics. At different points in his life he taught at both Harvard and Princeton, and wrote more than forty books on an array of economic topics. During World War II he served as deputy head of the Office of Price Administration, charged with preventing inflation from crippling the war efforts, and also served as the US Ambassador to India during the Kennedy administration. He passed away in 2006.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780140238563
ISBN-10: 0140238565
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 1994
Pages: 128
Language: English