Books by Ben S. Bernanke

THE COURAGE TO ACT by Ben S. Bernanke
Released: Oct. 5, 2015

"A sober but not dismal account of what's been happening to our pocketbooks. Readers who wonder why raising the interest rate is a big deal (and why not raising it may be a mistake) will find suggestive answers here."
Former Federal Reserve chair Bernanke (The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, 2013) offers a view from the trenches of the Great Recession and its aftermath. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2013

"A great introduction to the functioning of central banking for general readers."
Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke (Essays on the Great Depression, 2000, etc.) presents his views on the Federal Reserve System, central banking and the financial crisis in four lectures given to students during the course of 2012. Read full book review >