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Monetary Policy and the Onset of the Great Depression

The Myth of Benjamin Strong as Decisive Leader

  • Authors
  • Mark Toma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Mark Toma
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  3. Mark Toma
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  4. Mark Toma
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  5. Mark Toma
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  6. Mark Toma
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 199-214

About this book

Introduction

Monetary Policy and the Onset of the Great Depression challenges Milton Friedman and Anna Schwartz's now consensus view that the high tide of the Federal Reserve System in the 1920s was due to the leadership skills of Benjamin Strong, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Keywords

depression Milton Friedman monetary policy

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