Economic books that changed the world


The Bank of Finland Library is the leading specialist library in the field of monetary policy and finance in Finland. It serves the Bank’s own experts but also welcomes other researchers and students.

To celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Bank of Finland Library, we built an exhibition of select works from the Library’s collections reflecting interesting developments in monetary policy.

The writings have been divided into four categories:

  • History of monetary policy thought
  • Monetary policy in Finland
  • International monetary integration
  • Financial crises

We hope that the exhibition will highlight old classics as well as more recent works and provoke a debate on which books actually deserve to be part of the exhibition. The books have been selected by the monetary history researchers Antti Kuusterä and Juha Tarkka.

The exhibition ran from 4 February to 30 April 2014.

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