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Financial Crisis Information

February 23, 2009 · No Comments

…while a little off topic, that is not strictly on Information and Libraries, some interesting resources on the ongoing financial distress have crossed my desk.   One resource is a collection of essays from Berkeley Electronic Press called the Economist’s Voice, which present a number of points of view on the “how’s” and “why’s” of the crisis’ history (and possible ways out). Also, Jonathan Jarvis has created a video on how the crisis came about called Crisis of Credit Visualized. It’s a concise, intelligent, and very much for noneconomist resource that makes a compelling case about what happened. Not exactly chreeful stuff, but helpful in make sense of all what the media is extolling…

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