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.
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Minimal mathematics, accessible language, and a student-oriented tone ease readers into complex subjects like money, interest rates, banking, asymmetric information, financial crises and regulation, monetary policy, monetary theory, and other topics.
by Forest E. Myers - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
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