Laissez Faire Banking

Laissez Faire Banking

by Kevin Dowd
     
 

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The idea of free (or laissez-faire) banking has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance in recent years. It is a novel idea that challenges much of what many banking scholars still take for granted - that banking is inherently unstable, that the banking system needs a lender of last resort or deposit insurance to defend it in a crisis, and that the Government has to

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The idea of free (or laissez-faire) banking has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance in recent years. It is a novel idea that challenges much of what many banking scholars still take for granted - that banking is inherently unstable, that the banking system needs a lender of last resort or deposit insurance to defend it in a crisis, and that the Government has to protect the value of the currency. Against this free banking sets an argument which is in essence very simple: if markets are generally better at allocating resources than governments, then what is different about money and the industry that provides it and why? "Laissez-Faire Banking" is divided into three inter-related sections, dealing with the theory of free banking, historical experiences of it and present-day monetary and banking reforms based on free banking principles.

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ISBN-13:
9781134775637
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/11/2013
Series:
Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
2 MB

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