Liberty and the Spread of Central Banking
This colloquium addressed the question: how did central banking become the overwhelmingly dominant monetary arrangement worldwide? Participants explored the economic, political, and intellectual forces responsible for the worldwide spread of central banking.
From Liberty Fund
The Rationale of Central Banking
By Vera C. Smith
Foreword by Leland B. Yeager
The Rationale of Central Banking was first published in England in 1936. Vera Smith spent her professional career in a variety of research positions. She wrote articles and books on money, banking, economic development, and the labor market and translated into English books by Wilhelm Röpke, Oskar Morgenstern, and Fritz…
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