Money and Banking
by Robert E. Wright, Vincenzo Quadrini
Publisher: Saylor Foundation 2009
Number of pages: 531
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 standard topics.
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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 ...
by F. A. Hayek - Coronet Books
The author argues that the government monopoly of money must be abolished to stop recurring periods of inflation and deflation. Abolition is also the cure for the recurring waves of unemployment and depression attributed to 'capitalism'.
by Ludwig von Mises - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The author presents his business cycle theory, applies it to the prevailing conditions, and discusses the policies that governments undertake that make recessions worse. He recommends a monetary reform that would provide a sustainable prosperity.
by Ron Paul - Ludwig von Mises Institute
The book covers the history of gold in the US, explains that its breakdown was caused by governments, and explains the merit of having sound money: prices reflect market realities, government stays in check, and the people retain their freedom.