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Accounting and United States Taxation

Wriston, Walter. "'Market to Market': Wild Accountants' Crazy Idea." The Wall Street Journal, 11 June 1992.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Solution to Scandals? Simpler Rules." The Wall Street Journal, 5 August 2002.

Carey, Hugh, Richard Gilder, H. Dale Hemmerdinger, Roger Hertog, Felix G. Rohatyn, and Walter B. Wriston. "New York Crisis: Save Our City." The Wall Street Journal, 9 May 2003.

 

Banking and Bank Management and Loans

Wriston, Walter B. "On Classified Loans." The New York Times, 30 January 1976.

Wriston, Walter B. "Foreword." In CITIBANK, 1812-1970, Harold van B. Cleveland and Thomas F. Huertas, vii-viii. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985.

Wriston, Walter B. "Article for German Publication", 11 July 1985.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Fight for Survival." The Economist: Financial Report, 11, nos. 259-260 (10 July 1986): 4-6.

 

Book Reviews

Wriston, Walter B. "Dr. Doom Takes Dark View of Deregulation." The Wall Street Journal, 12 May 1986.

Wriston, Walter B. "Delineating the Dead Hand of the Past." The Wall Street Journal, 24 June 1987.>

Wriston, Walter B. "To Market, to Market." The Washington Post, 7 November 1993.

 

Information Technology and Technology

Wriston, Walter B. "Microseconds and Macropolicy." Regulation: AEI [American Enterprise Institute] Journal on Government and Society 9, no. 2 (March/April 1985): 13-16.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Information Explosion." The Listener, 1986.

Wriston, Walter B. "Economic Freedom Receives a Boost." The New York Times, 15 April 1986.

Wriston, Walter B. "Doing Business in an Age of Electronic Miracles and Wonder." American Banker, 22 June 1987.

Wriston, Walter B. “Do You Have a Formal Information Strategy?” Financial Executive, November/December 1987.

Wriston, Walter B. A New Kind of Free Speech." Forbes Magazine, 14 December 1987.

Wriston, Walter B. "Technology and Direct Marketing." Vital Speeches of the Day, 55, no. 22 (1 September 1989): 678-680.

Wriston, Walter B. and Henry Grunwald. "The Twilight of Sovereignty." RSA [Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers & Commerce] Journal, 140, no. 5432 (August/September 1992):567-586.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Decline of Central Bankers." The New York Times, 20 September 1992.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Twilight of Sovereignty and the Information Standard." The American Enterprise 3, no. 5 (September/October 1992): 20-22.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Twilight of Sovereignty.” The Commonwealth: The Weekly Publication of the Commonwealth Club of California 86, no. 47 (November 23, 1992): 711-715.

Wriston, Walter B. "Big Brother, We Are Watching You." Forbes 151, no. 1 (4 January 1993): 57.

Wriston, Walter B. "Clintonomics: The Information Revolution and the New Global Market Economy." Vital Speeches of the Day, 59, no. 12, (1 April 1993): 375-380.

Wriston, Walter B. "Clintonomics: The Information Revolution, and the New Global Market Economy." Executive Speeches 7, no. 6 (June/July 1993): 8-14.
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Wriston, Walter B. "The Twilight of Sovereignty." Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 17, no. 2 (Summer 1993): 117-130.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Inevitable Global Conversation." Media Studies Journal 8, no. 1 (Winter 1994): 17-25.

Wriston, Walter B. “Incredible Future.” Executive Excellence 12, no. 11 (November 1995): 6-7.

Wriston, Walter B. “Bits, Bytes, and Diplomacy.” Peaceworks: Keynote Addresses from the Virtual Diplomacy Conference (September 1997): 6-11.

Wriston, Walter B. "Dumb Networks and Smart Capital." The Cato Journal: A Interdisciplinary Journal of Public Policy Analysis 17, no. 3 (Winter 1998): 333-344.

Wriston, Walter B. "Technology and Sovereignty." Foreign Affairs 67, no. 2 (Winter 1988/1989): 63-75.

Wriston, Walter B. "Freedom and democracy in the Information Age." Technology in Society, 26, nos. 2-3 (April-August 2004): 321-325.

International Finance and International Trade

Wriston, Walter. "Tanker Financing: For Independent Operators." The Oil Forum, Mid-November 1955.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Drive for Exports." American Banker, 1 August 1963.

Wriston, Walter B. "Banking Against Disaster." The New York Times, 14 September 1982.

Wriston, Walter B. “Deficit Thinking.” Far Eastern Economic Review 156, no. 29 (22 July 1993).

Wriston, Walter B. "Bashing Japan With Flawed Figures." The Washington Post, 4 August 1994.

Wriston, Walter B. "Walter B. Wriston (Response to "Proposal to privatize the World Bank," an article by Nicholas Eberstadt and Clifford M. Lewis)." The National Interest, 40 (Summer 1995): 19.

Wriston, Walter B. "Issues: What are the Implications of E-Cash for monetary Policy." First Published in The Economic Times, 15 December 1998.

 

International Monetary Fund and International Monetary Standard

Wriston, Walter B. "LDCs Just Need a Little Help From Their Friends." The Wall Street Journal, 13 March 1984.

Wriston, Walter B. "In Search of a Money Standard: We Have One: It Comes in a Tube." The Wall Street Journal, 12 November 1985.

Shultz, George P., William E. Simon, and Walter B. Wriston. "Who Needs the IMF?" The Wall Street Journal, 3 February 1998.

 

Interviews

"Banker of the Year." Finance, October 1970.‡‡
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"Free Trade v. Protectionism." Time Magazine, 10 May 1971.

Field, Peter and Nigel Adam. "Champion of the Citi." Euromoney, October 1983.‡‡
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Solomon, Steven. "Walter Wriston: An Individual Retirement Account." Manhattan, Inc., 2, no. 5 (May 1985): 75-77.‡‡
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Katz, Richard. "Walter Wriston: Deregulation in U.S. Overwhelmingly Positive, Too Slow in Japan." Diamond Weekly, 1986.‡‡
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"The New York Newsday Interview with Walter Wriston." Newsday (New York, N.Y.), 24 September 1986.‡‡
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Lapham, Lewis H, Michael Novak, Walter B. Wriston, Robert Lekachman, and Peter Steinfels. "Is there Virtue in Profit?" Harper's Magazine, 273, no. 1639 (December 1986): 37-47.‡‡
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"Wriston of Citicorp Is Still Plugged In." FutureBanking, 1996.

"The Millennium --- The Most Influential Innovations of the Millennium." The Wall Street Journal, 11 January 1999.
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Hershey, Robert D., Jr. "Brooding Over Shifts On Main Street and Wall Street: Six Who Helped Shape Corporate Landscape Find Faults." The New York Times, 18 December 2000.
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"Visions 2000." Chief Executive 72 (November 1991): 26-31.

Bach, Pete. "Leader Remembers Appleton Roots." The Post-Crescent Newspaper, Section D (15 July 2004): 6.

 

Leadership and Retirement

Kristie, James. "Personal Reflections on the State of the Board: What's right and what's wrong with the current system of corporate oversight: Interviews with Reginald Jones, Walter Wriston, and Victor Palmieri." Directors & Boards, 11, no. 1 (Fall 1986): 11-19.

Wriston, Walter B. "Was I exacting? Sure. Was I occasionally sarcastic? Of course." Institutional Investor, 21, no. 6 (June 1987): 16(5).

Wriston, Walter B. "The State of Management." Harvard Business Review, 90, no. 1 (January/February 1990): 78-83.‡‡
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Sherman, Howard and Walter B. Wriston. “The retired CEO: on or off the board?” Directors & Boards 17, no. 3 (Spring 1993): 32-35.

Lyne, Barbara. "For Chief Executives, Two Ways to Cross Retirement's Bridge." The New York Times, 25 April 1993.
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Wriston, Walter B., Stanley Crouch, Stephen Berger; Charles Morris, Margaret Mahoney, Richard Cornuelle, Mortimer Zuckerman, Richard Nathan, Mitchell Moss, Harley Brooke-Hitching, H. Erich Heinemann, Elizabeth McCaughey, Daniel Biederman, E. S. Savas, Joel Kotkin, Peter Cove, and William Stern. "Advice for the New Mayor." City Journal, Winter 1994.

Wriston, Walter B. "A Code of Our Own." The Wall Street Journal, 16 January 2003.

Reisel, William D. "Reflections on Leadership: An Interview with Walter B. Wriston, Citigroup CEO." Review of Business, 24, no. 1 (Winter 2003): 5-9.

"Business Statesman Speaks Out on Corporate Crime and the Regulatory Response: Interview with Walter B. Wriston." Directors & Boards, 30, no. 1 (January 2004): 1-5.

Vogl, A.J. "The Real Power." Across the Board, 42, no. 1 (January/February 2005): 27-31.

 

Smart Cards and Texaco and Media

Wriston, Walter. B. "Chapter 11 is a Possible Option in My Opinion." The New York Times, 15 December 1985.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Beltway-Media Complex." The Wall Street Journal, 29 October 1990.

Wriston, Walter B. "Money: Back to the future?" The Wall Street Journal, 24 November 1995.

 

United States Banking Law and United States Monetary Policy

Wriston, Walter B. "First Glance at BOP Program is Fine, But Administration's Borrowing Time." American Banker, February 28, 1966.

Wriston, Walter B. "Repressing Economic News." The Wall Street Journal, 4 May 1979.

Wriston, Walter B. "Democracy, Dollars and Dialectic." American Politics, 2, no. 7 (July 1987): 22-23.

Wriston, Walter B. "No Wonder Banks Fail." The Wall Street Journal, 19 December 1990.

Wriston, Walter B. "Saving the Banks: Banks' Weaknesses Are a Regulatory Illusion." The Wall Street Journal, 7 February 1992.

 

United States Economic Policy and Economics

Wriston, Walter. B. "Freedom and Controls." New York State Bar Journal (April 1973): 177-182.

Wriston, Walter B. "An Economic Police State." Newsweek, 5 May 1975.

Wriston, Walter B. Introduction to Financial Competition and the Public Interest, by Will R. Sparks. New York: Citicorp, 1978.

Wriston, Walter B. "Remeasuring the Economy." Economic Impact, no. 53 (1986): 82-85. (This article was originally prepared as a speech: Wriston, Walter B. "Gnomons, Words and Policies." The Executive Club, Chicago, Illinois, 8 May 1985.)

Wriston, Walter B. "The World According to Walter." Harvard Business Review, 64, no. 1 (January/February 1986): 65-69.

Wriston, Walter B. "On Track With the Deficit." The Wall Street Journal, 6 January 1989.

Wriston, Walter B. "A Failure of Management." Sternbusiness (1995): 25-26.

Wriston, Walter B. "Off by a Factor of Four." Forbes 151, no. 13 (21 June 1993): 88.

Wolf, Charles Jr., and Walter B. Wriston. "Two deficits that just don't matter." The Wall Street Journal, 19 June 1997.

Wriston, Walter B. "You Call This Debt Reduction?" The Wall Street Journal, 27 April 2001.

Wriston, Walter B. "The Voice of Experience." American Way, 1 July 2001.

 

United States Labor Market and
United States Politics and Government

Wriston, Walter B. "The Independent Man and the Transference Machine." Executive Speeches 9, no. 1 (August/September 1994): 40-42.

Wriston, Walter B. "Ever Heard of Insourcing." The Wall Street Journal, 24 March 2004.

 

Quoting Walter B. Wriston

Rowland, Benjamin M. “Roll the Dice and Cross Your Fingers.” The New York Times, 14 December 1986.
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"Whom do you Call a friend?" Newsday (New York, N.Y.), 23 December 1986.‡‡
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Scherer, Ron. "No 'instant solution' to debt problem." The Christian Science Monitor, 19 March 1987.
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Will, George F. "This Wired World." The Washington Post, 5 January 1989.
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Mandelstam, Emily F. "H.R.A.'s Plan for ID Cards: Is it 'Terrific' or 'Big Brother'?" The New York Observer, 30 January 1989.‡‡
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Mandelstam, Emily F. "What Some Prominent New Yorkers Read." The New York Observer, 6 March 1989.‡‡
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Scherer, Ron. "Flight of Capital Lies at Root of Latin America Debt Crisis." The Christian Science Monitor, 7 April 1989.‡‡
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Rohatyn, Felix G. and Lloyd N. Cutler. "Revitalize the Federal Reserve System: A dollar can do much more for a still solvent bank than it can for a failed one." The Washington Post, 16 December 1990.
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Melloan, George. "Global view: Don't bank on the Fed to ease future shocks." The Wall Street Journal, 27 November 1995.
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Sobel, Robert. "Default? Never! Alexander Hamilton could have taught a thing or two to Newt, Bill & Co." Barron's, 1 January 1996.‡‡
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Karlgaard, Rich. "Wriston's Law Still Holds." DigitalRules: The Blog, Forbes.com, Posted 17 July 2009, accessed 1 September 2009.

 

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