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    • The Origins of Value

    • The Financial Innovations That Created Modern Capital Markets
    • By: William N. Goetzmann (editor), K. Geert Rouwenhorst (editor)
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    From the invention of interest in Mesopotamia and the origin of paper money in China, to the creation of mutual funds, inflation-indexed bonds, and global financial securities, here is a sweeping survey of financial innovations that have changed the world. Written by a distinguished group of experts - including Robert Shiller, Niall Ferguson, Valerie Hansen, and many others - The Origins of Value traces the evolution of finance through 4,000 years of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treat for financial history fans

    • By Philo on 02-05-14

    Regular price: $24.95