Today’s strengthening economic recovery has not overcome the understandable but devastating loss of trust in the financial system that followed the crisis a decade ago.
Restoring trust will require reasserting control over the financial sector, to ensure that it is serving the economy, not the other way around.
- Bertrand Badré
- Project Syndicate
True, no great war has erupted, and we have more or less avoided the mistakes of the Great Depression, which led in the 1930s to greater protectionism, bank failures, severe austerity, and a deflationary environment.
But renewed market…