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Author Lie, Einar, 1965-
Title Norges Bank : 1816-2016 / Einar Lie ; in cooperation with Jan Thomas Kobberrd, Gjermund Forfang Rongved and Eivind Thomassen.
Imprint Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.

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Author Lie, Einar, 1965-
Subject Norges bank -- History.
Banks and banking, Central -- Norway -- History.
Alt Name Kobberrd, Jan Thomas, 1973-
Rongved, Gjermund Forfang, 1980-
Thomassen, Eivind, 1986-
Description 1 online resource (337 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover -- Norges Bank 1816-2016 -- Copyright -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Introduction: Norges Bank 1816-2016 -- The Parliament's Bank -- Master in Its Own House-and That of Others -- The Government's Bank -- A Central Bank in an Open Parvenu State -- 1: A Bank of Issue Forged in Silver and Tears -- The Chaotic Monetary System -- Models and Inspirations -- Fear of Speculation and 'Jew-houses' -- The Decision to Create Norges Bank is Taken -- The Silver Fund, the Crisis, and Union Politics -- Timetable Abandoned -- Conclusion
2: A Bank with a Divided Mandate -- A Regional Bank in a Regional Nation -- Conversion at Par Becomes a Distant Goal -- Criticism of the Failure to Achieve Parity -- Norges Bank as Mortgage Bank -- A Conclusion of the Road to Parity -- 3: A Relieved Norges Bank -- The Government and the Bank of Issue -- More Banks -- Norges Bank in the Shadow of the February Revolution -- Commercial Banks Emerge -- 1857: Bad News Travels Fast -- Conclusion -- 4: Gold and Coins in the Age of Standardization -- Norges Bank and Silver in the International System -- Gold and Universal Coin
Towards a Distinctive Scandinavian System -- The Coin Issue and Politics -- The Coinage Union -- The Global Gold Standard -- Norges Bank in the International System -- 5: A Bankers' Bank -- Gold Reserves and Note Reserves in an Expanding State -- Legislative Work in a Period Marked by Political Party Conflict -- The Liberal Party Tightens its Grip on Government and Norges Bank -- A Central Bank? -- The Act of 1892 -- Employment Requires Professional Expertise -- The Kristiania Boom and Norges Bank's Foot Dragging -- Liquidity Support and Bank Rescue Plans -- The New Central Bank
6: Blurring the Borders: The Bank During the First World War -- Panic and Central Bank Independence -- Into the Government's Fold -- Easy Money and a Difficult Balancing Act -- Failed Attempts at Retrenchment -- When the Party is Over -- 7: The Pyrrhic Victories of the 1920s -- Rationale for Parity -- Contraction and Crises in Business and Banking -- The Collapse of the Banking Sector -- Back on the Road to Pre-War Parity -- Threat from the Labour Party -- Parity Policy's Rescue and the Organization Securitas -- Fall of the Labour Party Government and Fulfilment of the Parity Policy Goal
A Victory More Costly than Pyrrhus' -- 8: The 1930s Crisis: Collapse and Zenith -- Gold is Abandoned -- Rescue Operation for DnC and Bergen Privatbank -- On an Autonomous Course -- Into the Sterling Block -- Rygg, His Resources and Network -- The Nygaardsvold Government and Norges Bank -- 9: Occupation and Loss of Autonomy -- The Coming of War -- Financing the German Occupation -- The Occupation Account in Practice -- Rstad and Keilhau -- A Tightening of the Reins -- Norges Bank and the Bretton Woods System -- A New Era -- New Exchange Rate and Monetary Reform -- The Recovery that Never Was
Note Conclusion
Summary Norges Bank has been an integrated part of Norwegian economic development since the complicated birth of the new nation-state after the Napoleonic wars. This book traces its 200-year history, focusing on its relations with political institutions that have shaped and reshaped the bank's role since its establishment in 1816.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 28, 2020).
ISBN 9780192603869 electronic book
0192603868 electronic book
9780192603876 electronic book
0192603876 electronic book
9780191892387 (ebook)
OCLC # 1152064928
Additional Format Print version: Lie, Einar Norges Bank 1816-2016 Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2020 9780198860013.

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