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Paulson’s Gift: The Costs and Benefits of Government Intervention

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Wed, 16 Feb 2011

On Monday, October 13, 2008, the chief executive officers of the country’s largest banks were summoned to a meeting in Washington DC. The call came just days after the worst weekly decline in U.S. stock market history. At the meeting, then U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced a plan that

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