Free Banking: Theory, History and a Laissez-Faire Model
by Larry J. Sechrest
Publisher: Mises Institute 2008
Number of pages: 232
Author argues that the debate over central banking and free banking is the most important economic issue of the day. Central banking accepts all the methodological precepts of socialist central planning. The planners pretend to know more than they can know. They presume that their knowledge is better than the market. They use their power to override market signals of prices and interest. And the results are about as successful as socialism, and he proves this point with the first formal model of central vs. free banking to show that a competitive system would be self correcting where a centralized one is not.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Rothbard's famous monetary essay has influenced two generations of economists and business professionals. After presenting the basics of money and banking theory, the author traces the decline of the dollar from the 18th century to the present.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig Von Mises Institute
The author presents the most powerful case against the American central bank ever written. This work begins with a mini-treatment of money and banking theory, and then plunges right in with the real history of the Federal Reserve System.
by AP Faure - Bookboon
This book presents an introduction to central banking and monetary policy. Central banking is not just about monetary policy. It is also about being banker and advisor to government and managing the money and banking system ...
Terms related to banking, finance, money management, electronic commerce, and legal regulations. An indispensable reference for banking and finance professionals, students, business owners, and consumers. An aid to understanding banking practices.