Paperback. Pub Date :2013-03-28 Pages: 480 Language: English Publisher: Hodder Paperback In Robert Pestons new book he explains in his characteristically straightforward way how the world got itself into the current economic mess - and how we might get out of it.How do we fix this mess I dont know. But dont stop reading now. Perhaps if we have a clearer understanding of what went wrong. well have a better idea of ??what needs to be done. This book is a map of what needs to be fixed.The record-breaking unbroken growth between 1992 and 2008 wasnt the economic miracle that it seemed. It was based on a number of dangerous illusions - most notably that it didnt matter that the UK and US year after year consumed more than they earned.But we couldnt go on increasing our indebtedness forever. The financial crash of 20078 and the subsequent economic slump in much of the west was the ...