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Thus, I am concerned to illustrate how boringly repetitive – how banal – the emergence of speculative excess is, precisely because it has played a historic role as the engine of transformation, driving growth in economic productivity and living standards for the 250 years of the modern era.
This rhyming of financial history reaches back far beyond the 1920s.

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Cover of Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy

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I love Janeway's language at times ("ryhming", "boringly repetitive—how banal")