Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 December 2017

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190690502

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AJ)

New in Paperback

Fed Power

How Finance Wins

Lawrence R. Jacobs and Desmond King

  • Hard-hitting critique of the Fed's outsized role in American politics and life
  • Shows how the Fed brazenly benefited the one percent at the expense of Main Street businesses and families during the 2008 financial crisis—and with very little criticism from elites in government and the media
  • Outlines the major reforms that the Fed needs if it is to establish a reputation for being impartial and accountable
  • Compares the Fed to central banks in other countries to show just how biased towards big finance it really is

Also of Interest