Lehman Brothers was once the fourth largest investment bank in the United States. As well as triggering further financial turmoil, its collapse in 2008 cost tens of thousands of jobs. DW met one former employee to see how he’s been doing since.
The demise of Lehman Brothers shook the finance world and had enormous knock-on effects globally. Even those who had never heard of the investment bank were impacted. Ten years on, we answer some fundamental questions.
Economist Thomas Straubhaar reflects on what we've learned a decade after the Lehman Brothers crash. His biggest lament is that the economic theories we so badly wanted to be true ultimately proved so fallible.
A decade after the Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy, the US economy is growing. Americans feel safe and are even optimistic. But economists warn that appearances are deceptive.
Ten years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, campaigners are demanding we finally learn the lessons of the global economic crisis — before climate change precipitates the next one.
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