Risky business insuring against the future /

Life is risky - which is why people buy insurance. But when disaster overwhelms conventional insurance systems, should the state step in? In this program, economics expert Niall Ferguson travels to post-Katrina New Orleans to evaluate the free market's ability to help victims of the catastrophe. Fer... Full description

Corporate Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008.
Series: Ascent of money.
Online Access: Part of the Films on Demand collection.