REUTERS/Gary Cameron - U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner (R) listens to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke (L) at the Treasury Department for the meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council in Washington November 13, 2012.
Why America's responses to the financial crisis brought us to the edge of political crisis
April 21, 2015,
How should we assess America's responses to the 2008 financial crisis? In this blog post, Philip Wallach begins to provide some answers to this question. His new book,
"To the Edge: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Responses to the 2008 Financial Crisis," delves even deeper into the roots of widespread political distrust of the crisis responses, despite their policy successes.