In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic
Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum
September 15, 2009, 5:30–7 p.m.
Believing that the economic catastrophe of the 1930s was largely the fault of a sluggish and wrong-headed Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke was determined not to repeat that epic mistake. In this penetrating look inside the most powerful economic institution in the world, David Wessel illuminates its opaque and undemocratic inner workings, while revealing how the Bernanke Fed led the desperate effort to prevent the world’s financial engine from grinding to a halt.