1. Introduction 2. Bank Runs and the Stability of Laissez-Faire Banking 3. Bank Panics and the State of Information 4. Bank Failure Contagion in Historical Perspective 5. Related Issues. 6. Conclusion. Tables. Graphs. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankersThis set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.