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 Larry J. Sechrest - Mises Institute
Author argues that the debate over central and free banking is the most important economic issue of the day. He builds a model of central vs. free banking and shows that a competitive system would be self correcting where a centralized one is not.
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.
by C. A. Phillips - The MacMillan Company
This study appeared in 1937 as an analysis of the stock market crash and the great depression that followed. It explores the many theories tossed about at the time. The depression is held to be the consequence of the preceding boom.
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