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American finance for the 21st century

Author: Robert E Litan; Jonathan Rauch
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, originally prepared as a report to Congress by the Treasury Department, presents a framework for setting policy toward the financial services industry in the coming decades. The authors, who worked closely with senior Treasury officials in developing their recommendations, identify three core principles: an enhanced role for competition, a shift in emphasis from preventing failures of financial  Read more...
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Litan, Robert E., 1950-
American finance for the 21st century.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)654558312
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Litan; Jonathan Rauch
ISBN: 0815752881 9780815752882
OCLC Number: 38494479
Description: viii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The financial services industry today --
Tides of change --
Energizing competition --
Containing risk --
Expanding financial opportunity.
Responsibility: Robert E. Litan with Jonathan Rauch.

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As recently as thirty years ago, Americans lived in a financial world that today seems distant. Investment and borrowing choices were meager: virtually all transactions were conducted in cash or by  Read more...

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