Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable
Go
Subscribe
All Posts Tagged With: "John Law"

The Ascent of Money Episode 2: Bonds of War

In the second episode of the four-hour series THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson explores John Law and his Louisiana territory Ponzi scheme; bond markets that supported warfare in Europe.

Jul 8th, 2009 | Comments

Produced by THIRTEEN    ©2016 Educational Broadcasting Corporation. All rights reserved.