La crise sans examen

Chicago -. Trois ans ont passé depuis l'effondrement de Lehman Brothers, qui a déclenché le début de la phase la plus aiguë de la crise financière de 2007-2008. Le monde de la finance est-il à présent plus sûr?

Quelques jours après les attentats terroristes du 11 septembre 2001, les  Américains ont érigé d’énormes mesures de sécurité nouvelles dans les aéroports dans tout le pays. En un mois, l'armée américaine était sur le terrain en Afghanistan. En trois ans, les États-Unis avaient un rapport officiel sur les causes des événements du 11 septembre; la commission d'experts efficace qui l'a produit a identifié les faiblesses des organismes de sécurité nationale de l'Amérique et a formulé des recommandations pour y remédier.

Mais de quoi disposons-nous trois ans après le début de la crise financière ? Pour se rassurer, l'Amérique a les 2000 pages de la Loi Dodd-Frank pour attester de ses efforts. Malheureusement, peu de ces pages résolvent les problèmes censés avoir provoqué la crise financière.

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