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Financial Crises, Reform, and Central Banking: Establishing the Federal Reserve (Page One Economics)

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 issue provides historical details of events leading up to the founding of the Federal Reserve.

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Page One Economics was formerly the Liber8 Economic Information Newsletter.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Money, Federal Reserve System-structure, Monetary Policy, Federal Reserve System-functions