A Masterclass In Central Banking | Professor Jane Knodell

Jane Knodell, professor of economics at the University of Vermont and author of "The Second Bank of the United States: Central banker in an era of nation-building" joins the show for a masterclass in financial history. Taking us back to the founding of the First & Second Bank of the United States, Knodell discusses the origins of banking, central banking and everything in between, taking us on a tour from the late 1700's to present day. To hear all this and more, you'll have to tune in!
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00:00 Introduction
01:02 The First Bank In The United States
04:29 The Coinage Act Of 1790
08:37 The Financing Of The Revolutionary War
14:40 How Successful Was The First Bank?
17:14 The Second Bank of the United States: “Central” Banker in an Era of Nation-Building
24:50 The Mechanics of "Discounts, Exchange & Treasury Debt"
29:05 The Panic Of 1819
33:02 The Panic of 1825 & The Role Of "Central" Banking
40:12 Did The Second Bank of the United States Closing In 1836 Have Any Effect On The Panic Of 1837?
46:29 The Panic Of 1907: The J.P. Morgan Bailouts
53:55 The Financial System's Plumbing
57:54 The Financing of WWI
01:02:34 The Great Depression
01:07:47 Can The Federal Reserve Print Money?
01:11:13 Bretton Woods
01:15:35 The Treasury-Fed Accord
01:19:15 The FTX Fallout
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