This book, first published in 1934, provides a discussion of the important facts and underlying principles of the financial problems that the American people were facing after the Great Depression. The title includes discussions of gold and paper standards, Germany’s inflation, the silver question and debtor and creditor relationships. This title will be of interest to students of monetary economics and the history of economic thought.
1. The Gold Standard 2. The Paper Money Standard of the United States in 1933 3. The Gold Purchase Plan 4. Inflation, Deflation, Reflation 5. The Greenbacks 6. Germany’s Inflation 7. The Silver Question 8. The Silver Purchase Plan 9. The Commodity Dollar 10. Debtor and Creditor 11. The Way Back to Gold 12. The New American Dollar; Index
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1934 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of monetary economics and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine monetary management and policy, equilibrium theory and credit rationing, as well as the general principles and practices of monetary economics. This set will be of particular interest to students of economics and finance.