The Myth of Too Big To Fail by I. MoosaThe Myth of Too Big To Fail by I. Moosa

The Myth of Too Big To Fail

byI. Moosa

Hardcover | October 27, 2010

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The book presents arguments against the taxpayers’-funded bailing out of failed financial institutions, and puts forward suggestions to circumvent the TBTF problem, including some preventive measures. It ultimately argues that a failing financial institution should be allowed to fail without fearing an apocalyptic outcome.
IMAD MOOSA is Professor of Finance at Monash University, Australia. Prior to becoming an academic, he was a professional economist and a financial journalist. Professor Moosa has published ten books and over 160 papers in international journals. He has served in a number of advisory positions, including as an economic advisor to the U...
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Title:The Myth of Too Big To FailFormat:HardcoverDimensions:223 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:October 27, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230277764

ISBN - 13:9780230277762

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Table of Contents

The Doctrine of TBT
The History of TBTF and High-Profile Episodes
Far too Big and Politically Connected
The Obesity of the Financial Sector
Worthy of a Bailout: To be or Not to Be
Why too Big to Fail is Too Outrageous to Accept
Dealing with the Menace of TBTF
Forget about Basel II