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Sveriges Riksbank and the History of Central Banking

Author(s): Rodney Edvinsson, Tor Jacobson and Daniel Waldenström
Year: 2018Pages: 507Publisher: Cambridge University PressCity: Cambridge, UK
ISBN: 9781107193109

Written in celebration of its 350th anniversary in 2018, this book details the history of the central bank of Sweden, Sveriges Riksbank, as presented by Klas Fregert. It relates the bank's history to the development of other major central banks around the world.

Chapters are written by some of the more prominent scholars in the field of monetary economics and economic history. These chapters include an analysis of the Bank of England written by Charles Goodhart; the evolution of banking in America, written by Barry Eichengreen; a first account of the People's Bank of China, written by Franklin Allen, Xian Gu, and Jun Qian; as well as a chapter about the brief but important history of the European Central Bank, written by Otmar Issing.


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Edvinsson, Rodney, Tor Jacobson and Daniel Waldenström, eds. (2018). Sveriges Riksbank and the History of Central Banking, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

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Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union in a Changing World Order

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This book explores how the European Union responds to the ongoing challenges to the liberal international order. These challenges arise both within the EU itself and beyond its borders, and put into question the values of free trade and liberal democracy. 

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