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Debt & Society works to explain the causes and social costs of the financial crisis with research by top academics, policy makers, journalists and other expert observers.

The high indebtedness of households, universities, corporations, and governments has become a hallmark of global capitalism in the 21st century. Debt & Society is bringing together important research to explain why this has happened, and what it will mean for our future.

Robert Reich, UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy and former U.S. Secretary of Labor