The 1930s Financial Reforms in Historical Perspective

  • Richard Sylla
Part of the The Jerome Levy Economics Institute Series book series (JLEI)


In 1993, we mark the 60th anniversary of what arguably was the most comprehensive program of financial reform in US history. It began with Franklin D. Roosevelt’s inauguration as president, reached peak momentum during the first 100 days of legislative activity of FDR’s New Deal, and continued at a more moderate pace through the remainder of the 1930s, ending with the Investment Company Act of 1940.


Central Bank Mutual Fund Investment Banking Moderate Pace Deposit Insurance 
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