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Fifty Years of the Deutsche Mark: Central Bank and the Currency in Germany since 1948 / Edition 1
     

Fifty Years of the Deutsche Mark: Central Bank and the Currency in Germany since 1948 / Edition 1

by Deutsche Bundesbank Staff, Ernst Baltensperger
 

ISBN-10: 0198292546

ISBN-13: 9780198292548

Pub. Date: 03/12/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book provides detailed independent analyses of the successes and limitations of one of the most successful economic relationships in recent history: the Deutsche Mark and the Deutsche Bundesbank. Issues covered include the central bank constitution, the central bank's relationship with fiscal policy-makers and with other banks, and the international

Overview

This book provides detailed independent analyses of the successes and limitations of one of the most successful economic relationships in recent history: the Deutsche Mark and the Deutsche Bundesbank. Issues covered include the central bank constitution, the central bank's relationship with fiscal policy-makers and with other banks, and the international significance of the Deutsche Mark. With European economic and monetary union approaching, the lessons to be learnt from the German experience are now more important than ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292548
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/12/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.20(d)
Lexile:
1680L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface, Hans Tietmeyer
Foreword, Otmar Issing
Part I: Legacy and Fresh Start
1. The Reichsbank, 1876-1945, Harold James
2. The Establishment of the Bank deutscher Länder and the West German Currency Reform, Christoph Buchheim
Part II: The Central Bank in the Constitutional and Financial Set-up of the Federal Republic of Germany
3. The Note-issuing Bank within the State Structure, Klaus Stern
4. Public Finance and the Central Bank, Wolfgang Kitterer
5. The Bundesbank and the Markets, Günter Franke
Part III: Monetary Policy in the Federal Republic of Germany
6. Monetary Stability: Threat and Proven Response, Manfred J. M. Neumann
7. Monetary Policy under Fixed Exchange Rates (1948-70), Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich
8. A New Approach to Monetary Policy (1971-8), Jürgen von Hagen
9. Monetary Policy under Conditions of Increasing Integration (1979-96), Ernst Baltensperger
10. German Monetary Policy: The Academic Debate, Rudolf Richter
Part IV: Aspects of Monetary Policy in the Two Germanys
11. The Central Bank and Money in the GDR, H. Jörg Thieme
12. The Role of the Bundesbank in Intra-German Payments, Jochen Plassman
13. German Monetary Union, Manfred E. Streit
Part V: The International Scene
14. The international Role of the Deutsche Mark, Jacob A. Frenkel and Morris Goldstein
15. The Bundesbank and the Process of European Monetary Integration, Peter Bernholz

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