Bagehot's Baleful Bitter End---$17 Trillion Of Subzero Yields

One hundred and fifty years later we have transitioned from a world of institutionalized discipline. “Today’s world — one of paper currencies, floating exchange rates, enormous budget deficits, and governmental policies to protect both investors and depositors against the consequences of a bank’s mismanagement — is largely one of institutionalized indiscipline” (p. 294).





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