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Author Jacobs, Lawrence R., author

Title Fed power : how finance wins / Lawrence R. Jacobs and Desmond King
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1: Why Fed Power Matters -- Chapter 2: The Rise of the Fed State -- Chapter 3: Concealed Advantage -- Chapter 4: The Fed's Legitimacy Problem -- Chapter 5: Preparing for the Next Financial Crisis
Summary "Fed Power reveals how America's central bank undermined democratic accountability and widened economic inequality. It traces the Fed's historic rise to unparalleled power and capacity on domestic policy and its unilateral decisions during the 2008-9 financial crisis to leverage half of the country's net worth to the benefit of finance"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-244) and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 05, 2016)
Subject Banks and banking, Central -- United States -- History.
Democracy -- United States -- History.
Equality -- United States -- History.
Federal Reserve banks -- History.
Government accountability -- United States -- History.
Monetary policy -- United States -- History.
Form Electronic book
Author King, Desmond S., author
LC no. 2015050008
ISBN 0199388970 (ebk.)
9780199388974 (ebk.)