Book notes: The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White and the Making of a New World Order
A fscinating account of the Bretton Woods conference from the point of view of its two main players: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White
An account of the central bank's dramatic history from December 1939 to the present day
According to Alan Blinder's publisher, he has taken the time 'to think his way through to a truly comprehensive narrative of how the worst economic crisis in postwar American history happened'
This volume is based on the transcripts of four lectures from a series delivered by the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board at George Washington University in the spring of 2012
Booknotes: Bull By the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from itself
This is a great book with a clear message: no more bailing out of too-big-too-fail banks.
The title of Peter Temin and David Vines’ book, especially its subtitle, promises the reader a lot
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
This book is a brave and welcome contribution to the analysis of sovereign wealth funds.
Mayer has grasped the essential truth about Europe’s single currency – that the project not only has an economic context but also an historical one and, above all, a political one.
Tamar Frankel offers us a colourful and broad picture of con artists who have initiated their own ‘Ponzi schemes’.
Book notes: The Great Recession: Market Failure or Policy Failure?
Book notes: Guardians of Finance
Book notes: Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics
Book notes: First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity
Book notes: The Money Trap