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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., neither Roosevelt nor his influential inner circle, a group known as the Brains Trust, had very strong views on gold or the dollar. They did believe in the need to experiment, and tinkering with the currency was a possible area for experimentation, but it was an option with a low priority...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (1): 39–75.
Published: 01 February 2023
..., and the problem of the dollar shortage. This article provides a comprehensive interpretation of this early stage of Hirschman's intellectual biography, including a discussion of an unpublished proposal for the creation of a new European Monetary Authority developed under the auspices of Paul Hoffman...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 20–37.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and statistics in economics coincided with his promotion of his “compensated dollar” plan to stabilize price levels by varying the gold price of currencies, provoking suspicion that his proposed intergovernmental conference and scholarly society were intended to promote his monetary plan. In addition to his...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (S1): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2023
... influential books Economics in One Lesson (1946) and Will Dollars Save the World? (1947) in pamphlet form, while the organization sought to build its brand by linking itself to the journalist's mainstream credibility. Examining Hazlitt's pamphlet trail in this way reaffirms his popular reach; underscores his...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (1): 114–118.
Published: 01 March 1974
... thousand Washington Memorial half dollars in six different designs for the benefit of the Washington Monument Association in Alexandria, I have the honor to submit the following considerations: That the establishment of a sound and adequate monetary system is a distinct governmental...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 June 1979
..., fiduciary issues, rates of inflation, and exchange rates. The book acquires substantially more order in the second half, or the last half-dozen chapters, where the drama of international monetary events-the movement from dollar shortage to dollar glut in Europe, the menaces to fixed...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (5): 831–867.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Policy .” Swarajya , March 30 . Friedman , M. (1963) 1968 . “ Inflation: Causes and Consequences .” In Dollars and Deficits: Inflation, Monetary Policy, and the Balance of Payments . Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall . Friedman , M. 1966 . “ Discussion and Comments...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (4): 560–587.
Published: 01 November 1977
... of “real debt”: The kernel of it all is that since the stock market crash we had had (1) over-indebtedness, (2) consequent distress selling to try to get out of debt, (3) consequent falling prices, deflation or a swelling dollar, (4) consequently an increase in the real debt...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (2): 278–296.
Published: 01 June 1976
..., is the dollar. It has an ideal existence only and is thus legal value-it rep- resents specie, which is why people accept it, as a claim on actual valueegThe first hint of a possible problem appears here. As com- modities, gold and silver are subject to the law of supply and demand, and even...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (2): 343–344.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Salant, and Charles Kindleberger. 1966 . The Dollar and World Liquidity: A Minority View. The Economist , February. Sayers, R. S. [1936] 1970 . Bank of England Operations, 1890-1914 . Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. Book Reviews 343...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 310–312.
Published: 01 June 1979
.... The book acquires substantially more order in the second half, or the last half-dozen chapters, where the drama of international monetary events-the movement from dollar shortage to dollar glut in Europe, the menaces to fixed exchange rates in the 1960’s, the attack on fixed rates by the Nixon...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 November 1978
... for December 1934 to June 1935 inclusive (In billion dollars) Expenditures (excluding investment) P.W.A. 807 General 1,779 Relief 1,119 C.C.C. 280 4,056...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (Suppl_1): 240–270.
Published: 01 December 2004
... -48. Eltis, Walter. 1995 . John Locke, the Quantity Theory of Money, and the Establishment of a Sound Currency. In The Quantity Theory of Money . Brookfield, Vt.: Edward Elgar. Fisher, Irving. 1920 . Stabilizing the Dollar: A Plan to Stabilize the Price Level without Fixing Individual Prices...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (Supplement): 247–266.
Published: 01 December 1995
... of the Dollar: Irving Fisher's Monetary Theory of Economic Fluctuations. History of Economics Review 20 : 161 -72. Dimand , R. 1994 . Irving Fisher's Debt-Deflation Theory of Great Depressions. Review of Social Economy 52 : 92 -107. Dogan , M. , and R. Pahre 1990 . Scholarly Reputation...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 623–645.
Published: 01 November 2013
...,” produced by smaller factories in areas without labor shortages. [Editor’s note.] 2. To put this dollar figure and the ones in the ensuing discussion in context, $300 at the time Lerner was writing is approximately $4,300 in 2013 dollars. [Editor’s note.] Lerner / Design...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (3): 533–552.
Published: 01 September 2002
... has passed the bounds of a busi- ness depression and has assumed the aspect of an international calamity. 1. In 1930 the national income, according to the National Industrial Conference Board, showed a decline from the peak year 1929 of 14 billion dollars, or 10 billion dollars from...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 155–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
... . Triffin Robert . 1960 . Gold and the Dollar Crisis. The Future of Convertibility . New Haven : Yale University Press . Triffin Robert . 1966 . The World Money Maze: National Currencies in International Payments . New Haven and London : Yale University Press . Triffin Robert...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (1): 1–37.
Published: 01 March 1993
... facing most European governments after the war. The problem manifested itself in differential inflation rates and the corre- sponding depreciation of currencies in terms of the dollar, whose link with gold at prewar parity was restored in 1919. A (wholesale) price 3. The adjectives...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (2): 156–173.
Published: 01 June 1975
..., and by 1780 a bill’s value was only a fraction more than 1 percent of specie equivalent. In 1780 the Continental Congress agreed to replace the old bills with “new tenor,” redeemable in five years and bearing 5 percent interest. One dollar of new money was exchanged for twenty dollars...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 401–413.
Published: 01 September 1987
... ‘Peter to pay Paul’ by which the community would lose out of one pocket what is gained in the other. But it would be worse than this; it Martin Thought of Condy Raguet 407 would be robbing Peter of a dollar and only paying Paul half a dollar [ 1829-32, 1.4 1 1...