Financial Crises - Part I

This pathway provides an account of the most recent financial crises and describes the way in which markets have changed as a result.

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6 videos • 1 hour 46 minutes

  • The Great Depression

    Peter provides an overview of the effects and causes of the 10-year great depression, which began with the stock market crash of October 1929.

    Peter Eisenhardt16:07

  • The 1997 Asian Crisis

    Asian specialist Sharmila Whelan provides an overview of what is generally considered the worst crisis ever to hit emerging markets. A series of currency devaluations lead to negative economic affects that were felt across the world.

    Sharmila Whelan20:08

  • The 2008 Financial Crisis

    In this video, Richard explains the circumstances leading up to the infamous 2008 Financial Crisis. He provides a systemic overview of the crisis by focussing on the timeline of events and the financial ecosystem.

    Richard Boardman34:21

  • Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Closer analysis of the systemic nature of institutions, particularly around their willingness to finance each other, proved to be the trigger to the evaporation of confidence in banks during the crisis. Richard provides his perspective as to why the confidence in banks declined during the historic event, and focuses on Investment Banks, the Repo Market and Special Purpose Vehicles.

    Richard Boardman12:00

  • Misconceptions of the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Many contrasting view are held about the causes of the global financial crisis. Kevin explains his view on the matter and why it differs to the popular opinion.

    Kevin Gardiner09:45

  • Unregulated Leverage and the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Rob provides a background to the current banking system by discussing how money is created, and how it impacts ROE and bank regulation.

    Rob Baston13:59

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