Theory, History, Public Choice
The Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) in which some members of the European Union have joined, has prompted much discussion of monetary union. Most of this discussion has focused on the immediate issues, such as prospects for the Euro and the possibility of expanding the Euro-zone. This book stands...
Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge
The Mais Lectures, 2nd Edition
Monetary policy is still one of the most contested areas of modern economics, and since the original publication of Policy Makers on Policy much has changed. This new edition collects contributions from leading policy makers and practitioners to reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary...
Published June 1st 2011 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Economics
The Great Depression had a devastating effect on much of the world’s developed economies. (For example, at its nadir, around one-quarter of the US workforce was unemployed. And, in Britain, exports virtually halved by 1933 as international trade collapsed.) The political and cultural consequences...
Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge
This book is the culmination of a major research programme on the monetary history of the United Kingdom. This volume contains monetary series ranging from detailed balance sheet material to monetary aggregates such as M3 and are in monthly, quarterly and annual form. The data are drawn...
Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge
Britain Between the Wars
Depression and Protectionism considers the case of the oldest advocate of free trade and its greatest exponent, Britain, and examines the developments that led to the reversal of that policy in the 1930s. It also discusses the consequences of the protectionst policy for the domestic economy. *...
Published October 13th 2010 by Routledge
The capacity of national central banks to 'step in' and bail out an economy is one which has proved to be vitally important over the years. This collection from Wood and Capie brings together important literature for the first time in book form....
Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge
The Mais Lectures
In this volume, a wide range of leading policy makers and practitioners reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary policy and on what it can achieve, The contributors include: * Tony Blair * Sir Samuel Brittan * Gordon Brown * Kenneth Clarke * Eddie George * Geoffrey Howe * Nigel Lawson *...
Published January 13th 2004 by Routledge
First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published October 27th 1999 by Routledge
This set draws together rare material from 1870-1930 and ranges from monetary economics to straight banking theory. English banking theory changed little after a learning process in the first half of the nineteenth century. Some of the banks grew to be the biggest in the world and a banking system...
Published September 8th 1999 by Routledge