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Ronnie J. Phillips, Financial Crisis and Reform: The Chicago Plan (History, Reviews, and Correspondence), 2019. Includes book reviews and correspondence relating to the Chicago Plan for Banking Reform. 324pgs


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Ronnie J. Phillips, Daydream Believers: Essays on Entrepreneurs in Music, 2019. Writings on the music industry. 239pgs





Ronnie J. Phillips, Global Austerity: The Evolution of the International Monetary System and World Capitalist Development: 1945-1978. Dissertation at The University of Texas at Austin, Economics Department, 1980. 370pgs




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Ronnie J. Phillips, Collected Scientific Papers Volume 1: Regulation of Financial Institutions, Financial History of the United States, International Economics, and Development Economics, 2017. 496pgs      1 Regulating Financial Markets: Assessing Neoclassical 2 Regulating International Banking: Rationale, History, and Future Prospects 3 Regulating Derivatives in Banks: Lessons from the History of Financial Innovations 4 The New Institutional Structure of Banking: A Frame-work for Survival in the Digital Age 5 Federal Reserve Regulatory Authority Over Bank Holding Companies: An Historical Anomaly? 6 Supervision by Risk and Minsky’s Proposal for a Cash Flow-Oriented Bank Examination 7 Rethinking Bank Examinations: A Minsky Approach 8 Federal Housing Policies and the Recent Financial Crisis 9 The Federal Home Loan Bank System and the Farm Credit System: Historic Parallels and Implications for Systemic Risk 10 Underwriting in Property-Casualty Insurance Markets: Regulation, Risk and Volatility 11 Domestic Exchange Rates and Regional Economic Growth in the United States 1899-1908: Evidence from Cointegration Analysis 12 Par Clearance in the Domestic Exchanges: The Impact of National Bank Notes 13 Coping with Financial Catastrophe: The San Francisco Clearinghouse during the Earthquake of 1906 14 An End to Private Banking: Early New Deal Proposals to Alter the Role of the Federal Government in Credit Allocation 15 The Chicago Plan and the Reserve Increase of 1937 16 Safe Banking During the Great Depression: John M. Nichols, the FDIC and 100% Reserves 17 Why Are Bank Failures Special? 18 Digital Technology and Institutional Change from the Gilded Age to Modern Times: The Impact of the Telegraph and the Internet 19 Maxi-devaluations and Black Market Dollars in Wartime South Vietnam 20 ‘War News’ and Black Market Exchange Deviations from Purchasing Power Parity: Wartime South Vietnam 21 The Failure of Keynesianism and the Collapse of Bretton Woods 22 The Role of the International Monetary Fund in the Post-Bretton Woods Era 23 Latin America’s Debt Crisis, the International Monetary Fund, and Financial Reform 24 The European Monetary Payments System: Early Lessons from the Federal Reserve and the Reichsbank 25 Economic Power, Financial Instability, and the Cuomo Report 26 The Internet Revolution, the “McLuhan” Stage of Catchup, and Institutional Reforms in Asia 

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Ronnie J. Phillips, Collected Scientific Papers Volume 2: Credit and Payments, 2017. 442pgs 1 Micro-credit 2 The Role of Morris Plan Lending Institutions in Expanding Consumer Microcredit in the United States 3 Globalization and the Changing Relationship between Economic Development and Capital Markets: Innovations in Funding for Microfinance 4 Community Development Banking: A Proposal to Establish a Nationwide System of Community Development Banks 5 A Path to Community Development: The Community Reinvestment Act, Lending Discrimination, and the Role of Community Development Banks 6 An Alternative in Small Business Finance: Community-Based Factoring Companies and Small Business Lending 7 Small Business Lending in Colorado, 1995 to 1996 8 Credit Markets and Narrow Banking 9 Strategic Pricing of Payday Loans: Evidence from Colorado, 2000-2005 10 Interest Rate Caps and Implicit Collusion: the Case of Payday Lending 11 Payday Lending and Payments Services: A Historical and Modern Analysis 12 Online Banking(2007) 13 Online Banking (2009) 14 Narrow Banking Reconsidered: The Functional Approach to Financial Reform  15 How to Avoid the Next Taxpayer Bailout of the Financial System: The Narrow Banking Proposal  16 A Look Back at the National Banking System and its Relevance for Today 17 Correspondence Relating to The Chicago Plan and New Deal Banking Reform 


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Ronnie J. Phillips, Collected Scientific Papers Volume 3: Entrepreneurship and the History of Economic Thought, 2017. 338pgs      1  Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy in American Capitalism 2  Non-market Sources of American Entrepreneurial Capitalism 3  Scientist Entrepreneurship: The Role of Policy 4  Introduction to E. E. Hale’s ‘Some Implications of Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money’ 5  E. E. Hale on Economic Theory and the Real World . . . 6  Radical Institutionalism and the Texas School of Economics’ 81 7  IsThere a“Texas School”of Economics?  8  Introduction to Economic Mavericks: The Texas Institutionalists .9 The Importance of Relative Prices in Analyzing Veblen  Effects 10 Veblen and the“Wobblies”:ANote. 11  Persistence of the Veblenian “Old Japan”: Organizational Efficiency as a Wellspring of Competitiveness 12  Veblen and Simons on Credit and Monetary Reform  13  The Minsky-Simons—Veblen Connection: Comment . 14  Marx, the Classical Firm, and Economic Planning 15  The Twentieth Century Trend of Institutionalism in Mainstream Economics Journals 16  In Memoriam: Lloyd W. Mints 17 Bank Structure Conference Impact Study 18  The Wage System and the Divine Right of Capital  19  C. E. Ayres and the Strategy of Economic Progress . .20 Bank Credit and Capital Formation: The Heretical Views of Harold Moulton and Adolf Berle


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