Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

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  • ISBN: 1608190706
  • Author: William L. Silber
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Sept. 4 2012
  • Pages: 464
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Over the course of nearly half a century, five American presidents-three Democrats and two Republicans-have relied on the financial acumen, and the integrity, of Paul A. Volcker. During his tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, when he battled the Great Inflation of the 1970…