The Housing Boom and Bust

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/23/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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The financial tsunami has been followed by a political flood of rhetoric, accompanied by finger-pointing in all directions. Who was really responsible? What set this off?

Author Biography

Thomas Sowell has taught economics at Cornell, UCLA, Amherst, and other academic institutions, and his Basic Economics has been translated into six languages. He is currently a scholar in residence at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has published in both academic journals and in such popular media as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes magazine, and Fortune, and he writes a syndicated column that appears in newspapers across the country.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Editionp. vii
Preface to the First Editionp. ix
The Economics of the Housing Boomp. 1
The Politics of the Housing Boomp. 29
The Housing Bustp. 57
Housing Mystiques and Housing Mistakesp. 96
The Past and the Futurep. 136
Sourcesp. 183
Indexp. 227
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