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Niall Ferguson

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Niall Ferguson's Biography

Niall Campbell Douglas Ferguson (born 18 April 1964) is a British historian. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. His speciality is international history, economic history, particularly hyperinflation and the bond markets, and British and American imperialism.

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James Surowiecki of New Yorker and Niall Ferguson at @nypl.
James Surowiecki of New Yorker and Niall Ferguson at @nypl.
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  • If only the U.S. had stayed out of WWI

      News Source: Japan Times | 14 days ago
    The first big wave of embracing a liberal international economic order relatively free trade, rising international capital flows and rapidly growing global economic integration resulted in something remarkable. Between 1870 and 1914, there was a 45-
  • Nasty piece of work: The Sun's nationalism is doing England great harm

      News Source: The Conversation | 25 days ago
    Supplied Other than war, few things fire nationalist sentiments in a society quite like sport. On June 27 2010, as the English football team were being thrashed by Germany in the World Cup in South Africa, England's fans chanted: Two world wars and
  • Coming to an arena near you – economists, the new rock stars

      News Source: The Conversation | 26 days ago
    Brian Cox, Mary Beard, Mick Aston, Niall Ferguson are all (just about) household names. They each have academic success and their own television programs (Wonders of the Solar System, Meet the Romans, Time Team and History of the British Empire

Niall Ferguson Blogs

  • Markets and the fog of war | AEIdeas

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Niall Ferguson, the renowned British historian, reminds us that despite the many early warning signs that should have been alerting markets to the outbreak of the First World War, it was only in August 1914 that markets finally paid attention ...
  • Lies, Myths (and television) about the First World War. | ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Niall Ferguson's The Pity of War (discussed below) was also a low point. But many others are excellent, none more so than The First World War series screened recently by BBC 4 every Tuesday night for 10 weeks, a broad, authoritative survey ..
  • 5/06/2014 04:58:00 PM - Cliff Kule's Notes

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Historian Niall Ferguson points out that stock-jobbers on the London Stock Exchange, heavily reliant on borrowed money to finance their equity holdings, started going bankrupt. Counterparty risk blossomed, with bill brokers caught with ...

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