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Financial Systems and Growth

Financial Systems and Growth

Update: 2021-02-021
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In this episode, Prof. Richard Sylla talks us through the process of building up a currency union in the U.S. following independence in 1776. We also consider the key ingredients for a successful "financial revolution", drawing on international examples from economic history. In addition, the relationship between modern financial systems and subsequent economic growth is discussed with reference to Sylla's own work. 

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Financial Systems and Growth

Financial Systems and Growth

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