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  1. May 12, 2014

    ‘Stress Test’, by Timothy Geithner

    ...worded and candid memoir. No matter how bad it looked, Geithner faced down the “Old Testament populists and moral hazard fundamentalists” who would have preferred to burn the house down, in his view, than bail out rich bankers. “Nothing we... Review by Edward Luce

  2. December 15, 2008

    Worst financial crisis in 60 years marks end of an era

    ...created a system of asymmetric incentives also known as moral hazard, which encouraged ever greater credit expansion...the marketplace and I call market fundamentalism. Fundamentalists believe that markets tend towards equilibrium and... By George Soros, Published January 22 2008

  3. January 23, 2008

    The worst market crisis in 60 years

    ...created a system of asymmetric incentives also known as moral hazard, which encouraged ever greater credit expansion...the marketplace and I call market fundamentalism. Fundamentalists believe that markets tend towards equilibrium and... By George Soros

  1. January 22, 2008

    The worst market crisis in 60 years

    ...created a system of asymmetric incentives also known as moral hazard, which encouraged ever greater credit expansion...the marketplace and I call market fundamentalism. Fundamentalists believe that markets tend towards equilibrium and... By George Soros

  2. November 28, 2007

    Problem with banks was insolvency

    ...analysis (“Wake up to the dangers of a deepening crisis”, November 26). Two months ago (“Beware the moral hazard fundamentalists”, September 24) he was trying to convince us that the problem with banks was not insolvency but rather illiquidity...

  3. September 26, 2007

    Financial markets falter in the dark

    ...Lawrence Summers, in his article “Beware the moral hazard fundamentalists” (September 24), summarises the basic elements of the classic moral hazard problem in the context of the insurance industry... By Ganesh S Anipindi

  4. Economists' Forum

    September 24, 2007

    Beware the moral hazard fundamentalists

    ...expectation that there will be future "bail-outs". Moral hazard forms the basis for criticism of a wide range of...of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Moral hazard fundamentalists misunderstand the insurance analogy, fail to recognise... Financial Times

  5. FT Alphaville

    September 24, 2007

    Summers' on hazard: Three key tests

    ...that there will be future “bail-outs”. Moral hazard forms the basis for criticism of a wide range...Mae and Freddie Mac. In Summers’ view, “moral hazard fundamentalists” misunderstand the insurance analogy, fail... Gwen Robinson

  6. September 24, 2007

    Beware the moral hazard fundamentalists

    ...expectation that there will be future "bail-outs". Moral hazard forms the basis for criticism of a wide range of...of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Moral hazard fundamentalists misunderstand the insurance analogy, fail to recognise... By Lawrence Summers

  7. September 23, 2007

    Beware moral hazard fundamentalists

    ...that there will be future “bail-outs”. Moral hazard forms the basis for criticism of a wide range...of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Moral hazard fundamentalists misunderstand the insurance analogy, fail to recognise... By Lawrence Summers