Central Banking in Developing Countries: Objectives, Activities and Independence by Álvaro AlmeidaCentral Banking in Developing Countries: Objectives, Activities and Independence by Álvaro Almeida

Central Banking in Developing Countries: Objectives, Activities and Independence

byÁlvaro Almeida, Maxwell J. Fry, Charles Goodhart

Paperback | July 2, 1996

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This book examines the current state of central banking in 44 developing countries. The authors analyse the banks' achievement in their primary objective of price stability and discuss the reasons behind the general lack of success. The book covers:
* government financing
* foreign exchange systems
* domestic banking systems.
Rich in data, the book contains original financial information from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. The lay-out is user-friendly and generously illustrated with tables, figures, boxed material and useful appendices. The book is published in association with the Bank of England and presents the definitive account of the role of central banks in developing countries.
Title:Central Banking in Developing Countries: Objectives, Activities and IndependenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.6 inPublished:July 2, 1996Publisher:Taylor and Francis

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415145341

ISBN - 13:9780415145343

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..."stimulating, original, readable and up against the cutting edges of state-of-the-art development theory - the volume is a pleasure as well as a challege to read."
-William D. Graf "Canadian Journal of Development Studies