First Responders: Inside the U.S. Strategy for Fighting the 2007-2009 Global Financial Crisis

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Yale University Press
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6.5 X 1.7 X 9.3 inches | 2.25 pounds
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About the Author
Ben S. Bernanke is distinguished fellow in residence at the Brookings Institution and was chair of the Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014. Timothy F. Geithner is president of the global private equity firm Warburg Pincus and was secretary of the Treasury from 2009 to 2013. Henry M. Paulson, Jr., is chairman of the Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago and was secretary of the Treasury from 2006 to 2009.
"First Responders is an invaluable review of lessons learned from the front lines of the financial crisis, and a heartening story of dedicated public servants from both parties working together towards a common goal."--Jeremy Stein, Harvard University
"First Responders contains the stories of the heroic leaders who extinguished the financial firestorm of 2008. The accounts of their experience will be invaluable in fighting future crashes, and in preventing their occurrence."--Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve

"Much has been written about the financial crisis, but this book's compendium of first-person accounts is uniquely valuable. Keep it on your bookshelf. You'll refer to it frequently."--Alan S. Blinder, author of Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Economics and Politics Collide

"When the next crisis hits, this is the book to which everyone will turn as the playbook for how to respond."--Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England