Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)
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Financial crises and recessions have often led to significant financial reform. Perhaps the most noteworthy financial reform of the past century was the formation of the Federal Reserve System in 1913. The January 2011 newsletter provides historical details of events leading up to the founding of the Federal Reserve.
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