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A History of the Federal Reserve, Volume 2, Book 2, 1970-1986

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Allan H. Meltzer’s critically acclaimed history of the Federal Reserve is the most ambitious, most intensive, and most revealing investigation of the subject ever conducted. Its first volume, published to widespread critical acclaim in 2003, spanned the period from the institution’s founding in 1913 to the restoration of its independence in 1951. This two-part second volum ...more
Hardcover, 616 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2009)
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The end of an era! I'm finally finished with Meltzer's (very long, 3-book) history of the Fed. (He has said he is not going to keep writing past 1986.) This was an interesting book because it covered the inflation of the 1970s and the Volcker disinflation of the early 1980s. Most of all, I would say that reading this book made me interested to read something more about Volcker. The FOMC tried some very new tactics to defeat inflation in the 1980s, which I knew before; what I didn't know until re ...more
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