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A historical assessment of the rationales and functions of reserve requirements

  • Marvin Goodfriend
  • Monica Hargraves

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in its journal Economic Review.

Volume (Year): (1983)
Issue (Month): Mar ()
Pages: 3-21

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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedrer:y:1983:i:mar:p:3-21:n:v.69no.2
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  1. anonymous, 1938. "The history of reserve requirements for banks in the United States," Federal Reserve Bulletin, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), issue Nov, pages 953-972.
  2. Sargent, Thomas J & Wallace, Neil, 1982. "The Real-Bills Doctrine versus the Quantity Theory: A Reconsideration," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 90(6), pages 1212-36, December.
  3. Coats, Warren L, Jr, 1976. "Lagged Reserve Accounting and the Money Supply Mechanism," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 8(2), pages 167-80, May.
  4. John Wilson Million, 1894. "The Debate on the National Bank Act of 1863," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 2, pages 251.
  5. Auernheimer, Leonardo, 1974. "The Honest Government's Guide to the Revenue from the Creation of Money," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 82(3), pages 598-606, May/June.
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