The Banking Panics of the Great Depression

The Banking Panics of the Great Depression

by Elmus Wicker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521663466

ISBN-13: 9780521663465

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is the first full-length study of five U.S. banking panics of the Great Depression. Professor Wicker reconstructs a close historical narrative of each of the disturbances, investigating their origins, magnitude and effects, and he reappraises the role of Federal Reserve officials in the panics. His findings challenge many of the commonly-held assumptions about

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Overview

This is the first full-length study of five U.S. banking panics of the Great Depression. Professor Wicker reconstructs a close historical narrative of each of the disturbances, investigating their origins, magnitude and effects, and he reappraises the role of Federal Reserve officials in the panics. His findings challenge many of the commonly-held assumptions about the events of 1930 and 1931, and will be of wide interest to students of the Great Depression, monetary and financial historians, financial and macroeconomists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521663465
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Series:
Studies in Macroeconomic History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Banking Situation in the United States, 1921–33.

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