Gambling with Other People's Money: How Perverse Incentives Caused the Financial Crisis

Gambling with Other People's Money: How Perverse Incentives Caused the Financial Crisis

Russ Roberts argues that leverage—using “other people’s money”—was the central cause of the crash of 2008 and that a new approach to financial crisis management is necessary.



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We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

Explores the legacy of Overseas Weekly, a muckraking military tabloid that covered the Vietnam War and earned a reputation as “the least popular publication at the Pentagon.”



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Roots of the Issei: Exploring Early Japanese American Newspapers

Roots of the Issei: Exploring Early Japanese American Newspapers

Examines the emergence of key Japanese American generational terms in the early 20th century using digitized Japanese American newspapers.



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