Help for the world’s fragile economy Lord Mervyn King served as the Governor of the Bank of England from 2003 to 2013 and is now a Professor at New York University and at the London School of Economics. Steve Gandy, a senior banking executive working in London. THE END OF ALCHEMY: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy By Mervyn King Little Brown. 448 pages. £25.00 ISBN 978 1 408 706 107 subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.