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Hamilton vs. Jefferson: Whose economic vision was better?
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The Bank that Hamilton Built,” Phil Davies, The Region, Sept. 2007

“The Tale of Another Chairman,” Richard Timberlake, The Region,
June 1999

“Locating Federal Reserve Districts and Headquarters Cities,”
David Hammes, The Region, September 2001

Early State Banks in the United States: How Many Were There and Where Did They Exist?” Warren E. Weber, Quarterly Review, September 2006

Lessons From a Laissez-Faire Payments System: The Suffolk Banking System (1825–58),” Arthur J. Rolnick, Bruce D. Smith and Warren E. Weber, Quarterly Review, Fall 2002

Interest Rates Under the U.S. National Banking System,” Bruce A. Champ, Neil Wallace and Warren E. Weber, Staff Report 161, Revised February 1994.

Resolving the National Bank Note Paradox,” Bruce A. Champ, Neil Wallace and Warren E. Weber, Quarterly Review, Spring 1992

“The Free Banking Era: New Evidence on Laissez-Faire Banking,
Arthur J. Rolnick and Warren E. Weber, Staff Report 80, May 1982

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

“Sector Responses to the Panic of 1907: A Comparison of New York and Chicago,” Ellis W. Tallman and Jon R. Moen, Economic Review, March/April 1995.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Fed's Entry into Check Clearing Reconsidered” Jeffrey M. Lacker, Jeffrey D. Walker and John A. Weinberg, Economic Quarterly,
Spring 1999

 

 
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