The Resource Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government, Paul A. Volcker with Christine Harper

Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government, Paul A. Volcker with Christine Harper

Label
Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government
Title
Keeping at it
Title remainder
the quest for sound money and good government
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Volcker with Christine Harper
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987), Paul Volcker slayed the inflation dragon that was consuming the American economy and restored the world's faith in central bankers. That extraordinary feat was just one pivotal episode in a decades-long career serving six presidents. His insight into world-changing events such as the end of the Bretton Woods system, the closing of the 'gold window,' and the financial crisis of 2008 provide enduring lessons about the critical importance of open, disciplined, and efficient government. Told with wit, humor, and down-to-earth erudition, the narrative of Volcker's career illuminates the changes that have taken place in American life, government, and the economy since World War II. He vibrantly illustrates the crises he managed alongside the world's leading politicians, central bankers, and financiers. Yet he first found his model for competent and ethical governance in his father, the town manager of Teaneck, NJ, who instilled Volcker's dedication to absolute integrity and his "three verities" of stable prices, sound finance, and good government."--Dust jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Volcker, Paul A
Dewey number
  • 332.1/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HB119.V6
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harper, Christine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Volcker, Paul A
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Economists
  • Monetary policy
  • United States
  • United States
  • Autobiographies
Label
Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government, Paul A. Volcker with Christine Harper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The wise old parrot -- Growing up -- Getting an education -- Early experience -- Off to Washington -- "The best job in the world" -- Monetary reform frustrated -- Back to the beginning -- Attacking inflation -- Financial crises, domestic and international -- Unfinished business : repairing the financial system -- After the Fed -- Mr. Chairman in several guises -- The search for integrity -- Setting standards -- The new financial world : breakdown and reform -- The three verities -- Epilogue: Credit where credit is due
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781541788312
Lccn
2018958758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacontent
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1042355748
  • 891910
  • (OCoLC)on1042355748
  • 891910
Label
Keeping at it : the quest for sound money and good government, Paul A. Volcker with Christine Harper
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-273) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The wise old parrot -- Growing up -- Getting an education -- Early experience -- Off to Washington -- "The best job in the world" -- Monetary reform frustrated -- Back to the beginning -- Attacking inflation -- Financial crises, domestic and international -- Unfinished business : repairing the financial system -- After the Fed -- Mr. Chairman in several guises -- The search for integrity -- Setting standards -- The new financial world : breakdown and reform -- The three verities -- Epilogue: Credit where credit is due
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781541788312
Lccn
2018958758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdacontent
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portraits (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1042355748
  • 891910
  • (OCoLC)on1042355748
  • 891910

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