The Resource Central banking in a democracy : the Federal Reserve and its alternatives, John H. Wood

Central banking in a democracy : the Federal Reserve and its alternatives, John H. Wood

Label
Central banking in a democracy : the Federal Reserve and its alternatives
Title
Central banking in a democracy
Title remainder
the Federal Reserve and its alternatives
Statement of responsibility
John H. Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Federal Reserve System, which has been Congress's agent for the control of money since 1913, has a mixed reputation. Its errors have been huge. It was the principal cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s and the inflation of the 1970s, and participated in the massive bailouts of financial institutions at taxpayers' expense during the recent Great Recession.This book is a study of the causes of the Fed's errors, with lessons for an improved monetary authority, beginning with an examination of the history of central banks, in which it is found that their performance depended on their inc
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
332.1/10973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HG2565
LC item number
.W65 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Explorations in Economic History
Label
Central banking in a democracy : the Federal Reserve and its alternatives, John H. Wood
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Early central banks -- Central banking in the United States, 1847-1913 -- The Federal Reserve sysyem, 1913-51 -- The Federal Reserve, 1951-99 -- The Great Recession -- Bank regulation -- Conclusion : the necessity and possibility of replacing the Fed
Control code
ocn893708771
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages cm)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317704324
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3450865x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893708771
  • ebl1317704320

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