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Some essentials of monetary stability

Harrison was the Bank's chief executive during a period of national economic hardship and financial instability: the early years of his term coincided with the stock market collapse of 1929, the Great Depression, and the bank failures that culminated in the banking crisis of 1933. In this speech, Harrison advocates reforms to strengthen the U.S. banking system and calls for the removal of remaining barriers to international trade. He argues that domestic financial stability in the major trading nations, along with a reestablished system of fixed exchange rates and orderly international ...
Quarterly Review , Issue Special , Pages 15-20

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The credit crunch and the real bills doctrine

FRBSF Economic Letter

Conference Paper
The Fed at seventy-five

Proceedings

Journal Article
Federal Reserve independence and the Accord of 1951

FRBSF Economic Letter

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1994

National Economic Trends , Issue Jul

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Locating Federal Reserve districts and headquarters cities

The Region , Volume 15 , Issue Sep , Pages 24-27, 55-65

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Discovering open market pperations

The Region , Issue Aug

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The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 in the stream of U.S. monetary history

The establishment of the Federal Reserve System marked a new stage in a process of monetary and banking experimentation dating back to the nations beginnings.
Economic Review , Volume 74 , Issue Jul , Pages 19-28

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A note on the expectations hypothesis at the founding of the Fed

One of the most influential tests of the expectations hypothesis is Mankiw and Miron (1986), who found that the spread between the long-term and short-term rates provided predictive power for the short-term rate before the Fed's founding but not after. They suggested that the failure of the expectations hypothesis after the Fed's founding was due to the Fed's practice of smoothing short-term interest rates. We show that their finding that the expectations hypothesis fares better prior to the Fed's founding is due to the fact that the test they employ tends to generate results that are more ...
Working Papers , Paper 2000-004

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond: Governor Seay and the issues of the early years

The evolution of the Richmond Bank from its incorporation in 1914 through the stock market crash of 1929. This article focuses on George J. Seay, the Banks first Governor (President, in todays parlance).
Economic Review , Volume 76 , Issue Jan , Pages 7-17

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