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www.frbsf.org/education/publications/doctor-econ/2004/december/supply-demand-central-bank-established

Yours is a question I wish more people would ask! As the U.S. central bank, the Fed plays several important roles in the U.S. economy that are not always visible  ...

www.caymanfinancialreview.com/2016/08/02/do-we-need-central-banks

Aug 2, 2016 ... All of us alive today have lived in the age of central banks – notably the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan and, ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-we-need-a-central-bank-in-the-United-States

To properly manage the Money Supply of the U.S. Dollar. See also my answer to What decides the amount of money that a central bank prints? Also, to be the ...

www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/01/why-we-need-the-fed/69554

Jan 14, 2011 ... If you eliminate the central bank, its responsibilities would have to be ... As a result, now might be a good time to wonder why we need the Fed. ... For example , the Treasury could do it, or Congress could directly vote on ...

www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/10/12/do_we_really_need_a_central_bank__98712.html

Oct 12, 2010 ... The Fed's greatly reduced reputation naturally raises questions about why we have a central bank to begin with. Although the Fed presently ...

www.ft.com/content/f362d8cc-34e4-11e4-aa47-00144feabdc0

Sep 5, 2014 ... How much do you really need a central bank? A chat with ... We talked about the great Australian financial crisis of the 1890s. This came at the ...

www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/09/what-does-a-central-bank-do

Sep 7, 2016 ... Why do we have central banks? Governments first started establishing central banks in order to create reliable payment systems. Over time the ...

www.investopedia.com/articles/03/050703.asp

Dec 10, 2015 ... The central bank has been described as "the lender of last resort," which means it is ... All you need to know about central banks is here. ... (commercial banks typically do not hold reserves equal to the needs of the entire market), the commercial bank ..... We are currently experiencing technical difficulties.

www.thesocialface.com/do-we-need-central-banks-1

Feb 26, 2017 ... A central bank, reserve bank or Monetary Authority is an institution entrusted with the monetary policy of a country or monetary union.