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Author Dowd, Kevin.

Title Laissez-faire banking / Kevin Dowd
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 380 pages) : illustrations
Series Foundations of the market economy series
Foundations of the market economy series.
Contents Automatic stabilizing mechanisms under free banking -- Option clauses and the stability of laissez-faire monetary system -- Monetary freedom and monetary stability -- Is banking a natural monopoly? -- Models of banking instability -- Free banking in Australia -- US banking in the free banking period -- Money and banking: the American experience -- Did central banks evolve naturally? -- The evolution of central banking in England, 1821-90 -- The evolution of central banking in England: a reply to my critics -- Stopping inflation -- Does Europe need a Federal Reserve System? -- Evaluating the hard ecu -- The US banking crisis: the way out
Analysis Banking
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-371) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Free banking -- History.
Monetary policy -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 92026123
ISBN 0203029097
0585461317 (electronic bk.)
0817635521 (alk. paper)
3764335521 (alk. paper)
9780585461311 (electronic bk.)
9780817635527 (alk. paper)
9783764335526 (alk. paper)