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 Kris Mitchener : Federal Reserve Centennial Historical Papers : Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Saturday, Jun. 2, 2012

Economics professor Kris Mitchener has published three papers examining the formation and impact of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

“Setting the Stage for a Central Bank,” “Choosing San Francisco to Head the 12th Federal Reserve District,”  and “Twelfth District Policy Making” look at economic conditions in the west and activity of the Bank in the early years of its operation.

The papers, illustrated with vintage photography, appear on the Bank’s Centennial website.

The papers can be read online or downloaded in PDF format at

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