- x, 269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Congdon, Tim,
- "In association with the Institute of Economic Affairs".Contents note continued: 7.The Basel rules and the banking system: an American perspective / Steve Hanke -- pt. III HOW SHOULD THE GREAT RECESSION BE VIEWED IN MONETARY THOUGHT AND HISTORY? -- Introduction to Part III / Tim Congdon -- 8.Monetary policy, asset prices and financial institutions / Philip Booth -- 9.How would Keynes have analysed the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009? / Robert Skidelsky -- 10.Why Friedman and Schwartz's interpretation of the Great Depression still matters: reassessing the thesis of their 1963 Monetary History / David Laidler.Contents: pt. I WHAT WERE THE CAUSES OF THE GREAT RECESSION? -- Introduction to Part I / Tim Congdon -- 1.What were the causes of the Great Recession? The mainstream approach vs. the monetary interpretation / Tim Congdon -- 2.The debate over "quantitative easing" in the UK's Great Recession and afterwards / Tim Congdon -- 3.UK broad money growth and nominal spending during the Great Recession: an analysis of the money creation process and the role of money demand / Ryland Thomas -- 4.Have central banks forgotten about money? The case of the European Central Bank, 1999--2014 / Tim Congdon -- pt. II THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM IN THE GREAT RECESSION: CULPRIT OR VICTIM? -- Introduction to Part II / Tim Congdon -- 5.The impact of the New Regulatory Wisdom on banking, credit and money: good or bad? / Adam Ridley -- 6.Why has monetary policy not worked as expected? Some interactions between financial regulation, credit and money / Charles Goodhart --Includes bibliographical references and index.