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The gathering financial crisis in Canada

Stephen Leacock

The gathering financial crisis in Canada

a survey of the present critical situation.

by Stephen Leacock

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Finance and taxation

  • Edition Notes

    Fisher copy available in an online version via the UTL Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides digital collection.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21490651M

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The Gathering Financial Crisis in Canada. A Survey of the Present Critical Situation. This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock ().

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Using both historical and contemporary episodes of breakdowns in financial trade, contributors to this volume draw insights from theory and empirical data, from the. The financial crisis was the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression of It occurred despite the efforts of the Federal Reserve and U.S.

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We should have seen the cracks forming for sure. Financial crises, like business cycles, are mysteries. Interview with R.

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