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Iron Triangles Go Global: The 1982 Debt Crisis and End of the Cold War

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in Legislating International Organization: The US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765348
eISBN:
9780199918959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the debt stage in the relationship between Congress and the IMF and World Bank that was triggered by the external shocks of the 1982 Mexican default, subsequent Latin ... More


Issuing Financial Money of Ultimate Quality

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The essence of central banking is the issuance of central bank money—being itself defined as dominant financial money used at a large scale for payments and being of the highest possible credit and ... More


Annex: Catalogue of Early Central Banks

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The annex presents, with a common template, a catalogue of 25 pre-1800 central banks. While it benefits considerably from previous surveys, it has a narrower focus on central bank operations and ... More


Money, Banks, and Creditworthiness Three Myths?

Simone Polillo

in Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter discusses three myths that underlie current conceptualizations of money, credit, and creditworthiness. The first --that money is fungible--describes it as a neutral means of accounting ... More


Current Views on the Nature and Origins of Central Banks

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 1 first restates the present dominant view on the nature and origin of central banking, which can be summarized as follows: (1) Defining central banking is ‘by no means straightforward’; (2) ... More


The Payments System before 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/9780262016377.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter describes the payments system that existed in the US between 1900 and the beginning of World War I. The discussions cover the gold standard; Treasury money; bank money; the problem of an ... More


Exchange, Money, and Price

Anwar Shaikh

in Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199390632
eISBN:
9780199390663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390632.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter addresses the origins and laws of money. Exchange, barter, tribute, taxes, and debt are properly distinguished and connected to the rise of various forms of money. Price is developed as ... More


‘Bank Money’: The Rise, Fall, and Metamorphosis of the ‘Transferable Deposit’

Benjamin Geva

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents the doctrines that support the notion of ‘transferable deposit’ as the historical explanation to ‘bank money’. It discusses the medieval practice of bailment of money as the ... More


Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Ulrich Bindseil

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

During the 20th century, a view established itself, according to which (a) defining central banking would be difficult, (b) the Sveriges Riksbank (established in 1668) and the Bank of England ... More


Introduction and Overview

Ulrich Bindseil

in Central Banking before 1800: A Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198849995
eISBN:
9780191884429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849995.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Introduction describes the main themes and objectives of the book and provides an overview of its content. First, the current dominant view on the origins of central banking is recalled and ... More


The European Balance-of-Payments Crisis

Hans-Werner Sinn

in The Euro Trap: On Bursting Bubbles, Budgets, and Beliefs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702139
eISBN:
9780191771828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702139.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The extension of refinancing credit from the printing press through a lowering of collateral requirements enabled the crisis countries to finance their current account deficits, buy foreign assets ... More


Money as a Legal Institution

Christine Desan

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter summarizes the case for considering money as a legal institution. The Western liberal tradition, represented here by John Locke’s iconic account of money, describes money as an item that ... More


Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

John Bryden, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book, which has a Preface by Scotland’s leading historian, Sir Tom Devine, is a comparative study of the economic, social and political development of Norway and Scotland, mainly since about ... More


Milton Friedman’s Monetary Economics: Theory and Empirics

James R. Lothian

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses Milton Friedman’s approach to economic analysis in the context of his scholarly work and of his work as a teacher and mentor of dissertation students. To do so, it draws not ... More


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