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The FinReg Pod

Feb 28, 2020

Sarah Quinn, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Washington, and author of: "American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation," talks about the long history of the US government’s use of credit allocation as a tool of statecraft. Giving us insight into her book, Quinn shows that since the Westward expansion, the U.S. government has used financial markets to manage America’s complex social divides, and politicians and officials across the political spectrum have turned to land sales, homeownership, and credit to provide economic opportunity without the appearance of market intervention or direct wealth redistribution. 

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