Prof. Richard Sylla's research on America's first bank bailout is cited
— April 9, 2014
Excerpt from The Economist -- "Hamilton knew what was at stake. A student of financial history, he was aware that France’s crash in 1720 had hobbled its financial system for years. And he knew Thomas Jefferson was waiting in the wings to dismantle all he had built. His response, as described in a 2007 paper by Richard Sylla of New York University, was America’s first bank bail-out."