First Published in 1965. Written in 1923 this is a collection of essays on applied economics and covers a wide range of topics in this area such as the private use of money, prices and wages from 1896 to 1914, income tax and co-operative societies, foreign exchanges and small holdings.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Private Use of Money 1 From the Contemporary Review, April, 1922.; Chapter 2 Employers and Economic Chivalry; Chapter 3 Long and Short Hirings From the Contemporary Review, September, 1922.; Chapter 4 Unemployment and the Great Slump 1 From the Contemporary Review, December, 1921.; Chapter 5 A Minimum Wage for Agriculture 1 Reproduced with modifications from The Nineteenth Century, December, 1913.; Chapter 6 Trade Boards and the Cave Committee 1 From the Economic Journal, September, 1922.; Chapter 7 Prices and Wages from 1896–1914 1 From the Economic Journal, June, 1923.; Chapter 8 Eugenics and some Wage Problems 1 The Galton Lecture: Eugenics Review, April, 1923.; Chapter 9 Small Holdings; Chapter 10 The Concentration of Population; Chapter 11 Some Aspects of the Housing Problem 1 The Warburton Lecture, Manchester University, 1914.; Chapter 12 The Report of the Royal Commission on the Income Tax 1 From the Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1920. The main part of the recommendations discussed in this article has been adopted by Parliament, the standard rate of tax being, however, now (1923) 4 s. 6 d. instead of 6 s. The ‘existing law’ of the text it not, therefore, the law that exists now (1923).; Chapter 13 Income Tax and Co-operative Societies 1 From the Economic Journal, June, 1920.; Chapter 14 The Real Ratio of International Interchange 1 From the Manchester Guardian Reconstruction Supplement, December, 1922.; Chapter 15 The Foreign Exchanges 1 From the Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1922.; Chapter 16 The Exchange Value of Legal-Tender Money 1 Reprintcd in part from the Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1917.;
A. C. Pigou