The History of Booms, Busts and Bubbles: The South Sea Bubble
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This week Rita Lobo discusses the South Sea Company, how it came about and what eventually led it to ruin. Joining Rita in talking about this is Dr. Helen Paul, a lecturer in Economics and Economic History from the University of Southampton.
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