Economist in an Uncertain World: Arthur F. Burns and the Federal Reserve, 1970-1978

Economist in an Uncertain World: Arthur F. Burns and the Federal Reserve, 1970-1978

by Wyatt Wells
     
 

ISBN-10: 023108496X

ISBN-13: 9780231084963

Pub. Date: 11/17/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

As the Chairman of the powerful Federal Reserve Board during most of the 1970s, Burns presided over what many see as the demise of the postwar economic order. Wells goes beyond demonstrating that Burns greatly influenced the ways that Americans dealt with the crises of the 1970s to posit that an examination of Burns' tenure helps to explain the U.S. economy

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As the Chairman of the powerful Federal Reserve Board during most of the 1970s, Burns presided over what many see as the demise of the postwar economic order. Wells goes beyond demonstrating that Burns greatly influenced the ways that Americans dealt with the crises of the 1970s to posit that an examination of Burns' tenure helps to explain the U.S. economy today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231084963
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/17/1994
Series:
Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History Series
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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