In this post, Aline van Duyn, US Markets Editor of the Financial Times, sits down with Carmen Reinhart, professor of economics at the University of Maryland and co-author of “This Time is Different”, to discuss financial crises and the role of debt and monetary policy.

Part 1:
Reinhart talks about the history of financial crises and their patterns.

Click here or on the image below to view Part 1 of the interview.

Part 2:
Reinhart discusses the crisis in Greece, and the possibility for contagion and restructuring.

Click here to view Part 2 of the interview.

Part 3:
Reinhart talks about the role of debt and monetary policy.

Click here to view Part 3 of the interview.

Source:  Financial Times (here, here and here), May 3, 2010.

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