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Misconceptions of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Misconceptions of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Kevin Gardiner

30 years: Macroeconomist

Many contrasting view are held about the causes of the global financial crisis. Kevin explains his view on the matter and why it differs to the popular opinion.

Many contrasting view are held about the causes of the global financial crisis. Kevin explains his view on the matter and why it differs to the popular opinion.

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Misconceptions of the 2008 Financial Crisis

9 mins 45 secs

Overview

The common view of the global financial crisis of 2008 that there was too much debt in the economy is a bit misguided. Instead the cause can be related back to the collapse of the US housing market and the complicated securities that mortgages were backing.

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  • Discuss the popular view for the cause of the financial crisis

  • Explain the the real cause of the financial crisis in 2008

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Kevin Gardiner

Kevin Gardiner

Kevin has worked in the city for over 30 years, with experience as an economist, investor strategist and chief investment officer. Kevin proudly coined the term "Celtic Tiger" used to refer to the Irish economy.

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