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Birth of a MarketThe U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression$
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Kenneth D. Garbade

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016377

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001

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Coda on Treasury Debt Management during the Great Depression

Coda on Treasury Debt Management during the Great Depression

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(p.332) (p.333) 23 Coda on Treasury Debt Management during the Great Depression
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Birth of a Market
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Kenneth D. Garbade

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0023

This chapter discusses Treasury debt management during the Great Depression. The most important development in Treasury debt management was the introduction of regular and predictable auctions of thirteen-week Treasury bills. These would serve as a model for the regular and predictable note and bond auctions that came to characterize Treasury debt management in the last quarter of the twentieth century.

Keywords:   Treasury debt, debt management, Great Depression, Treasury bills, bond auctions

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