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The Federal Reserve, money, and interest rates the Volcker years andbeyond by Michael G. Hadjimichalakis

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Published by Praeger in New York, Eastbourne .
Written in English


  • Federal Reserve Board -- History.,
  • Monetary policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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Bibliography, p235-239. - Includes index.

StatementMichael G. Hadjimichalakis.
LC ClassificationsHG2563
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,273p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20942409M
ISBN 100030638615

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