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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


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


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


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


Ideas and Monetary Policy: A Quantitative Test

Gene Park, Saori N. Katada, Giacomo Chiozza, and Yoshiko Kojo

in Taming Japan's Deflation: The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728174
eISBN:
9781501728181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728174.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter assesses central bankers' attitudes toward inflation and deflation. Specifically, it presents a statistical test to demonstrate whether, and to what extent, the ideas held by the central ... 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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