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    1. October 9, 2014

      Bernanke defends AIG bailout in court

      ...president was pressed on his denunciation of “moral hazard fundamentalists”. Mr Boies questioned Mr Geithner about his moral hazard rationale in explaining why AIG faced terms different...By Robin Harding and Gina Chon in Washington and Tom Braithwaite in New York

    2. 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

    3. 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

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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...

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

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