Argentina's Central Bank, the Economic Crisis, and Power
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Martin Redrado, president of Argentina’s Central Bank from 2004 to 2010, looks into the dangers of mixing political power and economics in an emerging country. No Reserve: The Limit of Absolute Power is an account of his appointment by Argentina’s President, Nestor Kirchner, to lead Argentina through difficult economic times. He explains emerging world markets, tenets of central banking, and how governments can cause—and avoid—financial crises.