A History of Central Banking in Great Britain and the United States

A History of Central Banking in Great Britain and the United States

by John H. Wood
     
 

This 2005 treatment compares the central banks of Britain and the United States.See more details below

Overview

This 2005 treatment compares the central banks of Britain and the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521741316
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Studies in Macroeconomic History Series
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding monetary policy; 2. An introduction to central bankers; 3. Making a central bank: I. Surviving; 4. Making a central bank: II. Looking for a rule; 5. Making a central bank: III. Ends and means; 6. Central banking in the United States, 1790–1914; 7. Before the crash: the origins and early years of the Federal Reserve; 8. The fall and rise of the Federal Reserve, 1929–51; 9. Central banking in the United States after the Great Depression, 1951–71; 10. The Bank of England after 1914; 11. Rules vs. authorities; 12. Permanent suspension; 13. Back to the beginning? New contracts for new companies.

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