Daily digest for August 2, 2013 – makere@ualberta.ca – University of Alberta Mail

n August 2007, the Case-Shiller Home Price Index was beginning to decline, after being stuck at a plateau for most of the preceding year.  In France, BNP Paribas was about to close two investment vehicles that were heavily exposed to the US housing market.  And Northern Rock Bank was days away from the first British bank run in more than a century.  The world was on the edge of the largest economic crisis in a generation.  From the pages of Governance, here is a reading list on the crisis so far.

via Daily digest for August 2, 2013 – makere@ualberta.ca – University of Alberta Mail.

Author: Makere

A transplanted New Zealand Scots/Maori academic/grandmother/random singer and sometime activist, my life is shaped by a deep conviction of the necessity for active critical engagement in the multi-faceted global and local crises of being and survival of species that confront us in the 21st century, the urgency of re-visioning the meaning of thriving together, and the contribution of Indigenous knowledge systems to a truly sustainable and just global society.