Predicaments. Mr.Ferguson brings a unique perspective of both a historian and an economist to the issue one of the most pressing issues of the day. Some of his books are: The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World, The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000, Colossus: The Rise And Fall Of The American Empire and Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power.
This is a fantastic lecture! Ferguson lays out the indicators of a pending crisis, how historically sovereign debt crises have been addressed and which mechanisms succeded and those which failed. Please take the time to watch it.