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Money And The Market / Edition 1

Money And The Market / Edition 1

by Kevin Dowd
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Kevin Dowd asserts that state intervention into financial and monetary systems has failed, and that we would be better off if financial markets were left to regulate themselves. This collection will appeal to students, researchers and policy makers in the monetary and financial area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415242127
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy Series
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Kevin Dowd is Professor of Financial Risk Management at the University of Nottingham Business School and adjunct scholar at the CATO Institute in Washington.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction

Pat I. The Theory of Financial Laissez-Faire

Chapter Two: The Case for Financial Laissez-Faire [1996]

Chapter Three: Bank Capital Adequacy vs. Deposit Insurance [2000]

Chapter Four: Does Asymmetric Information Justify Capital Adequacy Regulation? [1999]

Chapter Five: Competition, Bankers' Clubs, and Bank Regulation [1994]

Chapter Six: The Invisible Hang and the Evolution of the Monetary System [1999]

Chapter Seven: Are Free Markets the Cause of Financial Instability? [2000]

Part II. The Monetary Regime

Chapter Eight: A Proposal to End Inflation [1994]

Chapter Nine: Reply to Hillier [1996]

Chapter Ten: Using Price-Index Futures Contracts to Control Inflation - Reply to Garrison and White [2000]

Chapter Eleven: The 'Compensated Dollar' Revisited [1994]

Chapter Twelve: Money and the Market - What Role for Government? [1993]

Part III. Policy Issues

Chapter Thirteen: Two Arguments for the Restriction of International Capital Flows [With K.A. Chrystal, 1986] Chapter Fourteen: Monetary Policy in the Twenty-First Century - An Impossible Task? [1998] Chapter Fifteen: Reflections on the Future of Gold [1994]

Chapter Sixteen: Too Big to Fail? Long-Term Capital Management and the Federal Reserve [1999] Chapter Seventeen: Paternalism Falls Again - The Sorry Story of the Financial Services Act [With Jimmy M. Hinchliffe, 1998]

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