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The Case of Federal Funds Lending

Darrell Duffie

in Dark Markets: Asset Pricing and Information Transmission in Over-the-Counter Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138961
eISBN:
9781400840519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138961.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter shows how the intraday allocation and pricing of overnight loans of federal funds reflect the over-the-counter interbank market in which these loans are traded. It provides estimates of ... More


Reinvestment for Whom?: The Limits of Bank-Led Reinvestment

Rebecca K. Marchiel

in After Redlining: The Urban Reinvestment Movement in the Era of Financial Deregulation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226723648
eISBN:
9780226723785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723785.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter follows activists during the late 1970s and early 1980s, when the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and the Community Reinvestment Act entered the federal regulatory state. Activists scored ... More


Credit as a Tool of Statecraft

Sarah L. Quinn

in American Bonds: How Credit Markets Shaped a Nation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691156750
eISBN:
9780691185613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156750.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how Progressives returned to the issue of farm credit distribution in the early 1900s and drew on European precedents to reframe credit allocation as a way for the central ... More


Populism against the Income Tax

Isaac William Martin

in Rich People's Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199928996
eISBN:
9780199367733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928996.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1924, country bankers in Texas and Iowa founded tax clubs to petition for the so-called Mellon Plan for lower taxes on the rich. This chapter traces the tax club movement to the efforts of James ... More


Pressures for Government Action

Price Fishback, Jonathan Rose, and Kenneth Snowden

in Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226082448
eISBN:
9780226082585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226082585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The HOLC was passed during the first hundred days of the Roosevelt administration, and like other New Deal programs was directed at a pressing problem with a clear constituency in mind. Given the ... More


Innovations

Michele Landis Dauber

in The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923482
eISBN:
9780226923505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923505.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows that deference to precedent and the early crystallization of the basic structure of the disaster narrative did not preclude innovation in what counted as a “disaster.” Instead, it ... More


What to Do About Fannie and Freddie?

Edward L. Glaeser and Dwight M. Jaffee

in The Economists' Voice: Top Economists Take On Today's Problems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143653
eISBN:
9780231527866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143653.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on the difficulties of the two government-backed bodies, Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation). Both ... More


The Flood of 1937: The Corps Builds Floodways

Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer

in Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479825387
eISBN:
9781479807475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479825387.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the great flood of 1937 and its aftermath. The flood ravaged the entire Ohio River valley, including parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, and ... More


4 The Flood of 1937: The Corps Builds Floodways

Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer

in Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479825387
eISBN:
9781479807475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479825387.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the great flood of 1937 and its aftermath. The flood ravaged the entire Ohio River valley, including parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Kentucky, and ... More


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