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Currency, credit and crisis : central banking in Ireland and Europe

Author: Patrick Honohan
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Studies in macroeconomic history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The global financial crisis in 2008 brought central banking to the centre stage, prompting questions about the role of national central banks and - in Europe - of the multi-country European Central Bank. What can central banks do, and what are their limitations? How have they performed? Currency, Credit and Crisis seeks to provide a coherent perspective on the functions of a central bank in a small country by
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Honohan
ISBN: 9781108481892 1108481892 9781108741583 1108741584
OCLC Number: 1100426734
Description: xvii, 372 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. Currency: 1. Fixed or floating; 2. Toward the euro; 3. The euro area crisis; Part II. Credit: 4. Safe and sound banking; 5. Faults in financial services; 6. The role of the central bank; Part III. Crisis: 7. The guarantee; 8. The race to stabilize the banks; 9. The Bailout; 10. Cleaning-up; Part IV. Taking Stock: 11. The European decade of bank failure; 12. The Irish economy in boom and bust; 13. Lessons learnt.
Series Title: Studies in macroeconomic history.
Other Titles: Central banking in Ireland and Europe
Responsibility: Patrick Honohan, Trinity College, Dublin.

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