The FT’s John Authers talks to Barry Eichengreen of the University of California at Berkeley about his new book on the differences between the Great Recession and the Great Depression, and the uses and abuses of history.
Barry Eichengreen is the author of Hall of Mirrors: The Great Depression, The Great Recession, and the Uses-and Misuses-of History.
Hall of Mirrors: Differences between The Great Depression, The Great Recession
With the S&P 500 falling a double-digit percentage in the first half, most equity hedge fund managers struggled to keep their heads above water. The performance of the equity hedge fund sector stands in stark contrast to macro hedge funds, which are enjoying one of the best runs of good performance since the financial crisis. Read More