Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy

Joseph E. Stiglitz

In Freefall, Stiglitz traces the origins of the Great Recession, eschewing easy answers and demolishing the contention that America needs more billion-dollar bailouts and free passes to those “too big to fail,” while also outlining the alternatives and revealing that even now there are choices ahead that can make a difference. The system is broken, and we can only fix it by examining the underlying theories that have led us into this new “bubble capitalism.”

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy