Basics for Bank Directors
by Forest E. Myers
Publisher: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2010
Number of pages: 128
The goal of this book is to provide directors, especially non-management directors who may have little knowledge about banks and their operation, with basic information to help them be intelligent questioners of risk taking and risk management at their institutions. In it, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City shares information gained from years of supervisory experience; information that it believes will help directors meet their oversight responsibilities.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Philip Booth, at al. - Institute of Economic Affairs
This book challenges the myth that the recent banking crisis was caused by insufficient statutory regulation of financial markets. The authors propose regulatory tools that are designed to target particular weaknesses in a banking system.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig Von Mises Institute
The author presents the most powerful case against the American central bank ever written. This work begins with a mini-treatment of money and banking theory, and then plunges right in with the real history of the Federal Reserve System.
by Murray N. Rothbard - Ludwig von Mises Institute
Rothbard's famous monetary essay has influenced two generations of economists and business professionals. After presenting the basics of money and banking theory, the author traces the decline of the dollar from the 18th century to the present.
by Robert E. Wright, Vincenzo Quadrini - Saylor Foundation
Minimal mathematics, accessible language, and a student-oriented tone ease readers into complex subjects like money, interest rates, banking, asymmetric information, financial crises and regulation, monetary policy, monetary theory, and other topics.