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c923590446f86f380e922228_pa2684c.jpg Paul Lachine



在查尔斯·弗格森(Charles Ferguson)获得奥斯卡奖的纪录片《监守自盗》(Inside Job)的片尾,他采访了几位著名经济学家,问他们怎样看待自己收取2008年危机爆发前献金为金融部门的过度冒险和卑鄙交易呐喊助威的行径。这些学术大腕中有不少收受了为数巨大的报酬,为大银行和其他金融企业奔走打点。弗格森的纪录片及其发人深省的近著《掠食者之国》(Predator Nation)指出,许多献金至今都没有被完全披露。


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