Preface Michael D. Bordo, Oyvind Eitrheim, Marc Flandreau and Jan F. Qvigstad; 1. Introduction Michael D. Bordo, Oyvind Eitrheim,
Marc Flandreau and Jan F. Qvigstad; 2. The descent of central banks (1400-1815) William Roberds and Francois R. Velde; 3.
Central bank credibility - an historical and quantitative exploration Michael D. Bordo and Pierre L. Siklos; 4. The coevolution
of money markets and monetary policy, 1815-2008 Clemens Jobst and Stefano Ugolini; 5. Central bank independence in small open
economies Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Wood and Juan Castaneda; 6. Fighting the last war - economists on the lender of last resort
Richard S. Grossman and Hugh Rockoff; 7. A century and a half of central banks, international reserves and international currencies
Barry Eichengreen and Marc Flandreau; 8. Central banks and the stability of the international monetary regime Catherine Schenk
and Tobias Straumann; 9. The international monetary and financial system - a capital account historical perspective Claudio
Borio, Harold James and Hyun Song Shin; 10. Central banking - perspectives from emerging economies Menzie D. Chinn; 11. The
evolution of the financial stability mandate from its origins to the present day Gianni Toniolo and Eugene N. White; 12. Bubbles
and central banks - historical perspectives Markus K. Brunnermeier and Isabel Schnabel; 13. Central banks and payment systems
- the evolving trade-off between cost and risk Charles Kahn, Stephen Quinn and Will Roberds; 14. Central bank evolution -
lessons learnt from the sub-prime crisis C. A. E. Goodhart; 15. The evolution of central banks - a practitioner's perspective
Andrew G. Haldane and Jan F. Qvigstad; Index.