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Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

American monetary policy is formulated by the Federal Reserve and overseen by Congress. Both policy making and oversight are deliberative processes, although the effect of this deliberation has been ... More


The Booming Twenties (1920–29)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The boom and stock market crash of the 1920s. The public begins to invest in the stock market. Wall Street expands and banks begin selling securities. Wall Street bankers and brokers become ... More


Functioning of the Eurosystem framework since 1999

F. Papadia and T. Välimäki

in The Concrete Euro: Implementing Monetary Policy in the Euro Area

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199557523
eISBN:
9780191725005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557523.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter examines empirically the actual functioning of the Eurosystem framework for the implementation of monetary policy, i.e. the monetary policy implementation technology, in normal times and ... More


War and Credit: Government Regulation and Changing Credit Practices

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at a federal policy called Regulation W. As the federal government attempted to restrain inflation during World War II scarcity, it instituted both the well-known rationing program ... More


The Money Trust (1890–1920)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The money trust and the development of the Federal Reserve. The central role of Wall Street power brokers in the country and the increasing sophistication of the exchanges. The Pecora hearings in ... More


Deliberation in the FOMC

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The first part of this chapter analyses FOMC transcripts from 1979-99, finding shifts in the substance and style of deliberation, and a shift in the contributions of governors and reserve bank ... More


Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Using the fundamental trilemma of international finance as a broad organizing principle, this book discusses the evolution of monetary and exchange-rate policies over the twentieth century. We start ... More


Federal Reserve Support of the Treasury Market during World War I

Kenneth D. Garbade

in Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses Federal Reserve support of the Treasury market during World War I, which was founded on two statutory credit facilities: the original power of the Reserve Banks to discount, or ... More


On the Evolution of US Foreign-Exchange-Market Intervention: Thesis, Theory, and Institutions

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

in Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this introductory chapter, we offer a cursory overview of the book’s main thesis and helpful background information about US foreign-exchange operations. We start by briefly describing how the ... More


Understanding Interest Rates and the Economy

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of interest rates and their impact on the economy. It first outlines the composition, purpose, and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve before turning to a ... More


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