By Juliet Johnson
Priests of Prosperity explores the unsung progressive crusade to rework postcommunist principal banks from command-economy funds cows into Western-style financial guardians. Juliet Johnson performed greater than one hundred sixty interviews in seventeen nations with vital bankers, overseas suggestions prone, policymakers, and private-sector finance execs over the process fifteen years. She argues strong transnational primary banking group centred in Western Europe and North the US built-in postcommunist valuable bankers into its community, formed their principles concerning the position of crucial banks, and helped them strengthen smooth instruments of crucial banking.
Johnson's distinctive comparative reviews of relevant financial institution improvement in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Russia, and Kyrgyzstan take readers from the start of the crusade within the overdue Nineteen Eighties to the demanding situations confronted via important bankers after the worldwide monetary quandary. because the cozy certainties of the earlier cave in round them, today’s primary bankers within the postcommunist international and past locate themselves torn among allegiance to their transnational neighborhood and its rules at the one hand and their more and more complicated and politicized nationwide roles at the different. Priests of Prosperity will entice a various viewers of students in political technology, finance, economics, geography, and sociology in addition to to vital bankers and different policymakers attracted to the way forward for foreign finance, international governance, and fiscal development.
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Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the Postcommunist World (Cornell Studies in Money) by Juliet Johnson