Eiríkur Bergmann Einarsson: Iceland and the International Financial Crisis: Boom, Bust and Recovery

Maximilian Conrad

Abstract


The book is a highly interesting read particularly for international audiences hoping to get a deeper insight not only into the causes and consequences of the collapse of the three banks, but more importantly also into the histo rical, political - cultural, and no less into the political - psychological background and dimension of the crisis. The chapters presenting Iceland’s economic history as well as the rise and fall of the Icelandic banks therefore present a very useful summary o f the existing literature on the subject, although the interested reader could also have hoped for a more diverse selection of sources.

Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




         

Published by the Institute of Public Administration and Politics of the Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland.

Hosted by the Computing Services of the University of Iceland.