an excellent analysis, full of good ideas
A fascinating account of British monetary policy in the 1950s
A bold author who takes the side of financial wizards in the post-2008 world
An unusual book that describes the early mathematisation of economics
A whistle-stop tour of the development of GDP
This book tries to understand how monetary policy is decided in the US
A history of the Committee of Central Bank Governors for the period 1964 to 1993, for which the author, Harold James, had access to the archives
Book notes: Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics
Book notes: Economic Forecasting and Policy
Samuel Brittan enjoys Forrest Capie’s epic history of the Bank of England in the third quarter of the 20th century.
The ECB is piecing together how monetary policy affects the eurozone economy. A review by Paul Brione of Central Banking.
A new book explains the role of the three main instruments of monetary policy implementation.