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The Transformation Campaign

Juliet Johnson

in Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes the coordination and evolution of the transnational central banking community's training and technical assistance programs and explores the transformation campaign's overall ... More


E Pluribus Unum

Juliet Johnson

in Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explains why and how central bankers in the advanced industrial democracies formed a cohesive community advocating price stability and political independence in the 1990s. This community ... More


Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World

Juliet Johnson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700224
eISBN:
9781501703751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700224.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book explores the unsung revolutionary campaign to transform postcommunist central banks from command-economy cash cows into Western-style monetary guardians. The book argues that a powerful ... More


The Impact of EMU on Europe and the Developing Countries

Charles Wyplosz (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245314
eISBN:
9780191697449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245314.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Much has been written about European Monetary Union (EMU), mostly concerning its desirability and whether it will ever come to exist. Now it is here, and likely to stay. The ‘next generation’ of ... More


Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

In recent decades, Tokyo, London, and New York have been the sites of credit bubbles of historically unprecedented magnitude. Central bankers have enjoyed almost unparalleled power and autonomy. They ... More


The Quiet Revolution: Central Banking Goes Modern

Alan Blinder

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100877
eISBN:
9780300127508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100877.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book argues that, although little noticed, the face of central banking has changed significantly over the past ten to fifteen years. The author, a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve ... More


Revealing the Secrets of the Temple: The Value of Publishing Central Bank Interest Rate Projections

Glenn D. Rudebusch and John C. Williams

in Asset Prices and Monetary Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092119
eISBN:
9780226092126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092126.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the unresolved debate among central bankers and researchers about the value of the direct signaling of policy intentions. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 6.2 ... More


Asset Prices and Monetary Policy

John Y. Campbell (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092119
eISBN:
9780226092126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092126.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Economic growth, low inflation, and financial stability are among the most important goals of policy makers, and central banks such as the Federal Reserve are key institutions for achieving these ... More


Japan Emerges as an International Creditor, 1915–1918

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

in Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.003.0004
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the international surge of Japanese credit creation during the war, when Japan emerged, briefly and “prematurely,” as one of the world's top three creditor countries. Tokyo ... More


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