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Current Federal Reserve policy under the lens of economic history : essays to commemorate the Federal Reserve System's centennial

Author: Owen Humpage
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Studies in macroeconomic history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To celebrate the Federal Reserve System's centennial, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland asked leading monetary historians and macroeconomic economists to address current and recurring economic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Humpage
ISBN: 1107099099 9781107099098
OCLC Number: 905370652
Description: XXI, 386 pagina's : illustraties ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: context and content Owen Humpage; 2. The uses and misuses of economic history Barry Eichengreen; 3. How and why the Fed must change in its second century Allan H. Meltzer; 4. The lender of last resort: lessons from the Fed's first 100 years Mark A. Carlson and David C. Wheelock; 5. Close but not a central bank: the New York Clearing House and issues of Clearing House loan certificates Jon Moen and Ellis Tallman; 6. Central-bank independence: can it survive a crisis? Forrest Capie and Geoffrey Wood; 7. Politics on the road to the US monetary union Peter L. Rousseau; 8. US precedents for Europe Harold James; 9. The limits of bimetallism Christopher M. Meissner; 10. The reserve pyramid and interbank contagion during the Great Depression Kris Mitchener and Gary Richardson; 11. Would large-scale asset purchases have helped the 1930s? An investigation of the responsiveness of bond yields from the 1930s to changes in debt levels John Landon-Lane; 12. A tale of two countries and two booms - Canada and the United States in the 1920s and the 2000s: the roles of monetary and financial stability policies Ehsan U. Choudhri and Lawrence L. Schembri; 13. It is history, but it's no accident: differences in residential mortgage markets in Canada and the United States Angela Redish; 14. Monetary regimes and policy on a global scale: the oeuvre of Michael D. Bordo Hugh Rockoff and Eugene N. White; 15. Reflections on the history and future of central banking Michael D. Bordo.
Series Title: Studies in macroeconomic history.
Responsibility: edited by Owen F. Humpage.

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