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Benjamin Franklin and the birth of a paper money economy
This publication, an essay based on a lecture presented at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia by Professor Farley Grubb of the University of Delaware, tells readers about Benjamin Franklin?s role in the debate about devising a system of paper money in the colonies and his monetary philosophy.
Atlantic City : past as prologue
An in-depth look at the growth and decline of Atlantic City and the conditions in the city since casino gambling was legalized in 1978 as a "unique tool of urban redevelopment." The report expands on a case study of several of Atlantic City's census tracks with high levels of poverty. The case study was published as part of "The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case Studies from Communities Across the U.S.," a report published by the Federal Reserve System and the Brookings Institution.> A Community Affairs Department Special Report.
A day in the life of the FOMC
Offers an insider's perspective on the inner workings of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy-making body.