The Encyclopedia of Money, 1st Edition

  • Larry Allen
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1598842528
  • ISBN-13: 9781598842524
  • DDC: 332.403
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 520 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

  • Price:  Sign in for price

About

Overview

A comprehensive introductory resource with entries covering the development of money and the functions and dysfunctions of the monetary and financial system. From the development of metal and paper currency to the ongoing global economic crisis, the rigorously updated The Encyclopedia of Money, Second Edition is the most authoritative, comprehensive resource on the fundamentals of money and finance available. Its 350 alphabetically organized entries -- 85 completely new to this edition -- help readers make sense of a wide range of events, policies and regulations by explaining their historical, political and theoretical contexts. The new edition focuses most intently on the last two decades, highlighting the connections between the onrush of globalization, the surging stock market, and various monetary and fiscal crises of the 1990s, as well as developments, scandals, and pocketbook issues making headlines today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Entries.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Introduction.
1: Act for Remedying the Ill State of the Coin (England).
2: Adjustable-Rate Mortgages.
3: Alchemy.
4: American Penny.
5: Ancient Chinese Paper Money.
6: Announcement Effect.
7: Argentine Currency and Debt Crisis.
8: Ayr Bank.
9: Balance of Payments.
10: Bank.
11: Bank Charter Act of 1833 (ENGLAND).
12: Bank Charter Act of 1844 (ENGLAND).
13: Bank Clearinghouses (United States).
14: Bank for International Settlements.
15: Banking Acts of 1826 (ENGLAND).
16: Banking and Currency Crisis of Ecuador.
17: Banking Crises.
18: Banking School.
19: Bank of Amsterdam.
20: Bank of Deposit.
21: Bank of England.
22: Bank of France.
23: Bank of Japan.
24: Bank of Scotland.
25: Bank of Venice.
26: Bank Restriction Act of 1797 (England).
27: Barbados Act of 1706.
28: Barter.
29: Beer Standard of Marxist Angola.
30: Belgian Monetary Reform: 1944-1945.
31: Bills of Exchange.
32: Bimetallism.
33: Bisected Paper Money.
34: Bland–allison Silver Repurchase Act of 1878.
35: Bretton Woods System.
36: British Gold Sovereign.
37: Byzantine Debasement.
38: Caisse D'escompte.
39: Capital Controls.
40: Capital Flight.
41: Carolingian Reform.
42: Case of Mixt Monies.
43: Cattle.
44: Celtic Coinage.
45: Central Bank.
46: Central Bank Independence.
47: Certificate of Deposit.
48: Check.
49: Chilean Inflation.
50: Chinese Silver Standard.
51: Clipping.
52: Cloth.
53: Cocoa Bean Currency.
54: Coinage Act of 1792 (United States).
55: Coinage Act of 1834 (United States).
56: Coinage Act of 1853 (United States).
57: Coinage Act of 1965 (United States).
58: Commodity Monetary Standard.
59: Commodity Money (American Colonies).
60: Commodity Price Boom.
61: Composite Currency.
62: Copper.
63: Core Inflation.
64: Corso Forzoso (Italy).
65: Counterfeit Money.
66: Credit Crunch.
67: Credit Ratings.
68: Crime of ‘73 (United States).
69: Currency Act Of 1751 (England).
70: Currency Act of 1764 (England).
71: Currency Crises.
72: Currency–deposit Ratio.
73: Currency School.
74: Currency Swaps.
75: Current Account.
76: De a Ocho Reales (Pieces of Eight).
77: Debit Card.
78: Decimal System.
79: Depository Institution Deregulation and Monetary Control Act of 1980 (United States).
80: Deutsche Bundesbank.
81: Deutsche Mark.
82: Dissolution of Monasteries (England).
83: Dollar.
84: Dollar Crisis of 1971.
85: Dollarization.
86: East Asian Financial Crisis.
87: English Penny.
88: Equation of Exchange.
89: Euro Currency.
90: Eurodollars.
91: European Central Bank.
92: European Currency Unit.
93: Exchequer Orders to Pay (England).
94: Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
95: Federal Reserve System.
96: Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 (United States).
97: First Bank of the United States.
98: Fisher Effect.
99: Float.
100: Florentine Florin.
101: Food Stamps.
102: Forced Savings.
103: Foreign Debt Crises.
104: Foreign Exchange Markets.
105: Forestall System.
106: Fort Knox.
107: Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790).
108: Free Banking.
109: Free Silver Movement.
110: French Franc.
111: Generalized Commodity Reserve Currency.
112: Ghost Money.
113: Glass–Steagall Banking Act of 1933 (United States).
114: Global Disinflation.
115: Goat Standard of East Africa.
116: Gold.
117: Gold Bullion Standard.
118: Gold Dust.
119: Gold Exchange Standard.
120: Gold Mark of Imperial Germany.
121: Gold Reserve Act of 1934 (United States).
122: Gold Rushes.
123: Goldsmith Bankers.
124: Gold-Specie-Flow Mechanism.
125: Gold Standard.
126: Gold Standard Act of 1900 (United States).
127: Gold Standard Act of 1925 (England).
128: Gold Standard Amendment Act of 1931 (England).
129: Great Bullion Famine.
130: Great Debasement.
131: Greek Monetary Maelstrom: 1914–1928.
132: Greenbacks (United States).
133: Gresham'S Law.
134: Guernsey Market House Paper Money.
135: High-Powered Money.
136: Hot Money.
137: House Of St. George.
138: Hyperinflation during the American Revolution.
139: Hyperinflation During the Bolshevik Revolution.
140: Hyperinflation during the French Revolution.
141: Hyperinflation in Argentina.
142: Hyperinflation in Austria.
143: Hyperinflation in Belarus.
144: Hyperinflation in Bolivia.
145: Hyperinflation in Brazil.
146: Hyperinflation in Bulgaria.
147: Hyperinflation in China.
148: Hyperinflation in Georgia.
149: Hyperinflation in Peru.
150: Hyperinflation in Post-Soviet Russia.
151: Hyperinflation in Post–World War I Germany.
152: Hyperinflation in Post–World War I Hungary.
153: Hyperinflation in Post–World War II Hungary.
154: Hyperinflation in Post–World War I Poland.
155: Hyperinflation in the Confederate States of America.
156: Hyperinflation in Ukraine.
157: Hyperinflation in Yugoslavia.
158: Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe.
159: Inconvertible Paper Standard.
160: Independent Treasury (United States).
161: Indexation.
162: Indian Silver Standard.
163: Inflation and Deflation.
164: Inflationary Expectations.
165: Inflation Tax.
166: Interest Rate.
167: Interest Rate Targeting.
168: International Monetary Conference Of 1878.
169: International Monetary Fund.
170: Islamic Banking.
171: Ivory.
172: Japanese Deflation.
173: Juilliard v. Greenman (United States).
174: Labor Notes.
175: Land Bank System (American Colonies).
176: Latin Monetary Union.
177: Law, John.
178: Law of One Price.
179: Leather Money.
180: Legal Reserve Ratio.
181: Legal Tender.
182: Liquidity.
183: Liquidity Crisis.
184: Liquidity Trap.
185: Liquor Money.
186: Liverpool Act of 1816 (England).
187: Lombard Banks.
188: London Interbank Offered Rate.
189: Massachusetts Bay Colony Mint.
190: Massachusetts Bay Colony Paper Issue.
191: Medici Bank.
192: Mexican Peso Crisis of 1994.