The Chicago Plan & New Deal Banking Reform

The Chicago Plan & New Deal Banking Reform

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This is the first comprehensive history and evaluation of the role of the 100% reserve plan in the banking legislation of the New Deal. The idea of 100% reserves is as relevant to banking reform in the 1990s as it was in the 1930s. It continues to engage the interest of great American economists today--Milton Friedman, Hyman Minsky, and James Tobin--as it did over half a century ago. Those who want to understand today's problems of banking instability and reform will find this book required reading: undergraduate and graduate students, and teachers in business, economics, banking studies, public policy and law.President Hoover held conferences in November 1929 with businessmen, farmers, and labor leaders to promote a consensus view on the response to the stock market crash. Apparently it was generally agreed at these conferences that wagesanbsp;...

Title:The Chicago Plan & New Deal Banking Reform
Author:Ronnie J. Phillips
Publisher:M.E. Sharpe - 1995-01


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