|aThe world is curved :|bhidden dangers to the global economy /|cDavid M. Smick.
|aNew York, N.Y. :|bPortfolio,|c2009.
|a322 p. ;|c21 cm.
|a"This edition with a new epilogue published 2009"--T.p. verso.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -303) and index.
|aThe end of the world -- A dangerous ocean of money -- Entrepreneurs in a world of private equity and hedge fund troublemakers -- Tony Soprano rides the Chinese dragon -- Japanese housewives take the commanding heights -- Nothing stays the same: the 1992 sterling crisis -- The incredible shrinking central banks -- Class warfare and the politics of globalization -- Surviving and prospering in this age of volatility.
|aA founder of the acclaimed quarterly The International Economy explains the economic problems behind the credit and mortgage issues of the past two years, identifying hidden connections between key events and the global economy.