History of the Eighties -- Lessons for the Future
Publisher: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1997
Number of pages: 267
A detailed analysis of the complex combination of causes (economic, financial, legislative and regulatory) that led to the extraordinary number of bank failures in the 1980s and early 1990s. An evaluation of the legislative, regulatory and supervisory responses to those failures. An assessment of the implications the experiences of the 1980s and early 1990s hold for deposit insurance and bank supervision in the future.
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by Murray Rothbard - Ludwig von Mises Institute
This book unravels the mystery of banking: what is legitimate enterprise and what is a government-backed shell game that can't last. The explanation is clear enough for anyone to follow and yet rigorous enough to be the textbook for college classes.
by Robert Harrison Howe - C. H. Kerr & co
This book does not contain all that might be written on the subject of money. It is published with the sole purpose of stimulating inquiry into the subject of which it treats and which has been nearly neglected by the leaders of advanced thought.
by Philip Booth, at al. - Institute of Economic Affairs
This book challenges the myth that the recent banking crisis was caused by insufficient statutory regulation of financial markets. The authors propose regulatory tools that are designed to target particular weaknesses in a banking system.
by Forest E. Myers - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
The goal of this book is to provide directors, especially non-management directors who may have little knowledge about banks and their operation, with basic information to help them be intelligent questioners of risk taking and risk management.