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Back from the brink : the Greenspan years

Author: Steven K Beckner
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by Steven Beckner, a respected financial journalist who has covered the Fed for more than twenty years, Back From the Brink is a compelling and intricate portrait of the enigmatic Greenspan and the powerful institution he heads. In a gripping, blow-by-blow account of the Fed's role during the Greenspan years - perhaps "the most difficult time to make monetary policy in the Fed's 83-year history" - Beckner
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alan Greenspan; Alan Greenspan; Alan Greenspan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven K Beckner
ISBN: 0471161276 9780471161271
OCLC Number: 35249582
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 452 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The makings of a central banker --
Hitting the ground running --"Deep root canal surgery" --
An about-face --
The chickens come home to roost --
"Fifty mile per hour headwinds" --
The end of a recession and a presidency --
Working with a democratic president --
A preemptive strike --
Coping with a peso crisis and a fiscal fiasco.
Responsibility: Steven K. Beckner.
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Written by financial journalist Steven Beckner, "Back from the Brink" is a portrait of the powerful and highly-respected head of the Federal Reserve, and of the powerful institution he heads.  Read more...

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"Essential reading for those who seek insight into the process and the personalities that shape Fed policy during the next phase of the Greenspan era."--Barron's

 
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