Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings

Volume Two

Edited by Werner Stark

© 2003 – Routledge

470 pages

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About the Book

This volume contains all the writings that are grouped around Bentham's boldest idea - the proposal of a 'circulating currency': a government sponsored currency which would be both a kind of savings certificate and a kind of paper money. The roots of this proposal are illustrated in two pamphlets from 1794-96, along with subsequent pamphlets and discussions which show Bentham's unsuccessful negotiations with the trasury on this matter.

Table of Contents

A Plan for Augmentation of the Revenue

Proposal for the circulation of a [New] Species of Paper Currency

Abstract or Compressed View of a Tract Intituled Circulating Annuities

Paper Mischief [Exposed]

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General