The Motley Fool recently sat down with Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, professor at Yale University and author of The End of Ethics and A Way Back: How To Fix A Fundamentally Broken Global Financial System.

In the video below, we discussĀ Dr. Malloch's reasons for writing the book, including the 2008 global recession and its aftermath, his thoughts on the importance corporate culture and ethics, and his view of the future of the global economy.

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