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Prof. William Silber's book, "Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence," is reviewed

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Excerpt from Financial Times -- "Paul Volcker was chairman of the Fed from 1979 to 1987. His foe was inflation – the opposite of the high unemployment fought by Ben Bernanke today. But the pressures on the two men from purist academics and interfering politicians are eerily similar. That makes this fine new biography especially timely. William Silber’s theme is the tension between monetary and fiscal policy, between the ascetic central bankers and the wilful politicians, and how one must check the other."

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Additional review: Washington Post