Lessons from the Financial Crisis

The ongoing credit crisis is perhaps the biggest economic calamity we have experienced since the 1930s, and has dramatically and fundamentally changed the financial, economic and social landscape of the world. Immediate reactions to the crisis lay in the identification, treatment and management of its symptoms with some strong medicine. However, like in most chronic illnesses, the suppression of symptoms may not cure the illness but rather shift it elsewhere. This book will provide the reader with analysis on the roots of the credit crisis for understanding what went wrong and what will help avoid repeating this in the future. Containing both academic analysis and practical insights from renowned researchers and leading authorities such as John Hull and Stuart Turnbull, all aspects of the crisis which has defined a generation will be rigorously examined. The book's six sections focus on: * The Roots of the Crisis * The Impact on the Markets * Risk Management and Regulation * Quantitative Modelling * Market Efficiency and Stability * Lessons for Investors Lessons from the Financial Crisis is an essential and comprehensive resource for market participants, researchers, regulators, academics and governments worldwide.