Geoffrey Wood is professor emeritus of Economics at Cass Business School and of Monetary Economics at the University of Buckingham. He has taught also at Warwick University, and has worked at the Bank of England as well as, among other institutions, the US Federal Reserve System and the New Zealand Treasury. He has published numerous scholarly articles and books in the fields of monetary economics, monetary and financial history, and regulation. Currently in addition to his continuing research activities he is on the board of an investment trust, adviser to two pension funds, and a senior adviser to PI Capital.
Geoffrey is a book reviewer for Central Banking, writing regularly for the ‘Booknotes’ section of the quarterly journal.
A political pamphlet like Milton’s ‘Areopagitica’, but longer
When it works and when it doesn’t; every chapter is thorough, informative and persuasive
Fascinating and readable book for those charged with maintaining financial stability
Readable and useful book that provides much food for thought, and should be read widely by economists and policy-makers
Edwards’ book is fascinating, well written, relating one of US’s forgotten chapters of history
Author’s sensible goal of “respectable banking” is admirable, but recommendations would not all help to achieve this
Engaging look into private life and career of former governor of Reserve Bank of India
A well-written book, but weak in its analysis and historical perspective