Adam Tooze

Adam Tooze teaches history at Columbia University where he directs the European Institute. His most recent book is Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World (Viking, 2018). 

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Macroeconomics Predicted the Wrong Crisis

Article | Sep 10, 2018

Distracted by the perceived threat of a Chinese savings glut, mainstream macroeconomists missed the writing on the wall of the 2008 crisis

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Europe’s Hamiltonian Moment...or the Beginning of the End?

11:30am EDT / 5:30pm CET

Event Webinar | May 20, 2020

A webinar panel discussion, moderated by Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, with Laurence Boone, OECD Chief Economist, Moritz Schularick, INET Research Fellow, and Adam Tooze, Director of the European Institute at Columbia University.

The Economy’s Cuban Missile Crisis

Video | Sep 12, 2018

In 2008 a global financial meltdown was just barely contained. But Adam Tooze says that the crisis of confidence has had long aftershocks