Bagehot


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Bagehot

Walter. 1826--77, English economist and journalist: editor of The Economist; author of The English Constitution (1867) Physics and Politics (1872), and Lombard Street (1873)
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This rate increase, Bagehot thought, was necessary to protect the metallic component of the monetary base.
Whether or not Bagehot actually had this instinctive power is immaterial.
To miss out on Bagehot is to miss out on one of the great triumphs of English prose.
One could argue, therefore, that the correct lesson to draw from 1930-33 is that the Fed failed to follow the Bagehot prescription for (unsterilized) lending--that is, the Fed did not prevent deflation by lowering interest rates and maintaining an adequate supply of money.
1) The frequently repeated claim that Bagehot endorsed the creation of monopoly banks of issue, so that they might serve as lenders of last resort, is an unpardonable calumny.
In his classic Lombard Street, Walter Bagehot ([1873] 1931: 90) described the Bank of England as "probably the most remote from party politics and from financing" in the world.
and the Knight Bagehot Advisory Board at Columbia University School of Journalism.
influence of Thornton and Bagehot, who were only mentioned occasionally
Demick earned a bachelor's degree in economic history from Yale University and completed the Bagehot Fellowship in economic and business journalism at Columbia University.
He was also an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism from 1970 to 1975, as well as the founder and director of the school's prestigious Walter Bagehot Fellowship in Economic and Business Journalism.
Shepard, who has guided Business Week as its top editor since 1984, is also an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as well as founder and director of the School's prestigious Walter Bagehot Fellowship in Economic and Business Journalism.
She is a recipient of an Associated Press award for commentary in 1994; a Women in Communications Matrix Award in 1989; a Meyer Berger Award from Columbia University in 1987, and was a Bagehot Fellow in Economic Journalism at Columbia University from 1981 to 1982.