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The Great Contraction, 1929-1933 : (New Edition).

Author: Milton Friedman; Anna J Schwartz
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Series: Princeton classic editions.
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Friedman and Schwartz's A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960, published in 1963, stands as one of the most influential economics books of the twentieth century. A landmark achievement, the book marshaled massive historical data and sharp analytics to support the claim that monetary policy--steady control of the money supply--matters profoundly in the management of the nation's economy, especially in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Friedman; Anna J Schwartz
ISBN: 9781400846856 1400846854
OCLC Number: 845248016
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages).
Contents: Cover; The Great Contraction; Title; Copyright; NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH; RELATION OF THE DIRECTORS TO THE WORK AND PUBLICATIONS OF THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH; CONTENTS; New Preface; Introduction: The Great Contraction, Seen from the Perspective of 2007; The Great Contraction, 1929-1933; Remarks; Author Index; Subject Index.
Series Title: Princeton classic editions.

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Friedman and Schwartz's A Monetary History of the United States, 1867-1960, published in 1963, stands as one of the most influential economics books of the twentieth century. A landmark achievement, the book marshaled massive historical data and sharp analytics to support the claim that monetary policy--steady control of the money supply--matters profoundly in the management of the nation's economy, especially in navigating serious economic fluctuations. The chapter entitled ""The Great Contraction, 1929-33"" addressed the central economic event of the century, the Great Depression. Published.

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