Bank of Finland 200 years history book
Bank of Finland 200 years – Parliament's Bank (part II)
Author(s): Antti Kuusterä and Juha Tarkka
2012 . 816
Publisher: Suomen Pankki – Bank of Finland and Otava Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-951-1-24274-1 (Printed publication)
For two hundred years the Bank of Finland has been at the hub of the nation. At the same time it has acted as a bridge linking Finland to the world economy. The history of the bank has its share of dramatic moments. Political and economic crises have always been reflected at the Bank of Finland.
The history of the Bank has been written by banking historian Antti Kuusterä Ph.D. and Juha Tarkka Ph.D., Advisor to the Board at the Bank of Finland. The books are being published by Otava Publishing Company.
The publication being released on 20 August 2012 is the second of a two-part narrative of the history of the Bank, entitled 'Parliament's Bank'.
until the economic crisis of the 1970s, when monetary policy took a more independent direction under governor Mauno Koivisto.
The bank played a crucial role as an engine of growth policy and Finland’s international economic integration. The book also presents new perspectives on Finland’s cataclysmic economic crisis in the early 1990s, and its course towards European monetary union.
The book is on sale at the Bank of Finland Museum (in Finnish and in English), from the Otava bookshop and Online Outlet as well from well-stocked bookshops (in Finnish).