The Encyclopedia of Central Banking

Edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon, Full Professor, Laurentian University, Canada, Editor of Review of Political Economy and Founding Editor Emeritus, Review of Keynesian Economics and Sergio Rossi, Full Professor of Economics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

The Encyclopedia of Central Banking, co-edited by Louis-Philippe Rochon and Sergio Rossi, contains some 250 entries written by over 200 economists on topics related to monetary macroeconomics, central bank theory and policy, and the history of monetary thought. It offers an essential description and concise analysis of key issues within the field of central banking. Many entries also provide a clear heterodox criticism. This Encyclopedia is an essential reference resource for students of all levels as well as academics and researchers.

‘Rochon and Rossi have made an important contribution to the field of central banking that will be invaluable to both students and faculty alike. The editors were meticulous and diligent in gathering some of the best thinkers on the topic.’
– Basil J. Moore, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

‘This new Encyclopedia is a most welcome addition, since the tools and the problems of central banking have changed so much with the advent of the global financial crisis. The editors have done a wonderful job in gathering a mix of well-known economists and bright young scholars and practitioners who analyze all the changes that have occurred. The entries provide a pluralistic view of the knowledge that is needed to be an enlightened central banker or a student of central banking.’
– Marc Lavoie, University of Ottawa, Canada, and University of Paris 13, France

‘...a good reference volume. The editors and authors know what they are writing about, and they pass on their knowledge to the readers cogently.​’
– SUERF Newsletter

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