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Balanced, succinct, authoritative and remarkably comprehensiveThe TimesIn this eminently readable account of the current crisis, Howard Davies writes with a wealth of experienceThe OldieFinancial crisis is a many headed hydra and unravelling its causes a Herculean task In The Financial Crisis Who is to Blame , Howard Davies makes significant progressTimes Higher EducationAn admirable summary of issues for normal people who have a life outside financeEvening StandardDavies expertise and nuance regarding the crisis shines through and provides a fascinating account of a situation we shall hopefully never see againBusiness DestinationsAn excellent primerFinancial WorldIt s hard to think of anyone better qualified than Howard Davies to evaluate the competing arguments about what caused the worst financial crisis and recession since the sRobert Peston, Business Editor for BBC NewsDavies offers the most comprehensive post mortem yet of the Great Crisis essential reading for those who are trying to fix a still precarious post crisis worldStephen S Roach, Chairman of Morgan Stanley AsiaHoward Davies lucid and panoramic account of the financial crisis and the reasons for it is crisply and entertainingly written It is a great primer for anyone hoping to understand how a complex set of causes united to lead to the near collapse of global finance in John Gapper, Associate Editor and Chief Business Commentator, Financial TimesThere is still no consensus on who or what caused the financial crisis which engulfed the world, beginning in the summer of A huge number of suspects have been identified, from greedy investment bankers, through feckless borrowers, dilatory regulators and myopic central bankers to violent video games and high levels of testosterone among the denizens of trading floors There is not even agreement on whether the crisis shows a need forgovernment intervention in markets, or less some maintain that government encouragement of home ownership lay at the heart of the problem in the US, in particularIn The Financial Crisis Howard Davies charts a course through these arguments, and the evidence advanced for each of them The reader can thereby assess the weight to be attached to each, and the likely effectiveness of the remedies under development