The Bank of England and Public Policy, 1941-1958

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Cambridge University Press, 1992 - Business & Economics - 861 pages
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In this 1992 book, the official history of the Bank of England was continued into the late wartime and early postwar periods. The author's position as a central banker by trade and a former Executive Director of the Bank put him in an ideal position to carry out this analysis.
  

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Contents

b The Bill prepared
4
c The Bill launched
17
Bretton Woods and
31
tactical
49
from Bretton Woods to VJ Day
62
e The Loan negotiations
73
The false dawn and the crisis of 1947
88
19421946
124
c The reorientation of policy and the liberalisation
492
d Missing the tide 1954 and the introduction of backdoor
505
e The European Monetary Agreement 1955 and the demise
528
b The crisis
549
The mysterious telephone call
563
b International liquidity and IMF quotas
573
January October
585
October December
595

1947
141
from the crisis of 1947 to
166
19471951
249
e Devaluation
276
Domestic monetary policy 19451951
314
19431945
320
c Cheaper money preliminary moves
327
1946
339
h Direct credit control versus the interestrate weapon
370
19511952
398
the Robot plan
426
c The breathing space and the genesis of the Collective
451
19521955
475
disillusion
606
19521954
613
c The slide back to requests
632
d Supporting the credit squeeze and supporting giltedged
643
1956
653
The Bank and the Square Mile
695
the establishment of the FCI and
704
c Further ventures in the public interest
727
d Banking supervision
749
Envoi
780
APPENDIX B Eastern Europe
795
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