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A Monetary history of the United States, 1867-1960

Author: Milton Friedman; Anna J Schwartz
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1971, ©1963.
Series: Studies in business cycles, no. 12.
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Presents historical data and 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: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Friedman; Anna J Schwartz
ISBN: 0691003548 9780691003542 0691041474 9780691041476
OCLC Number: 13771150
Description: xxiv, 860 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Greenback Period --
Silver politics and the secular decline in prices, 1879-97 --
Gold inflation and banking reform, 1897-1914 --
Early years of the Federal Reserve System, 1914-21 --
The high tide of the Reserve System, 1921-29 --
The Great Contraction, 1929-33 --
New Deal changes in the banking structure and monetary standard --
Cyclical changes, 1933-41 --
World War II inflation, September 1939-August 1948 --
Revival of monetary policy, 1948-60 --
The postwar rise of velocity --
A summing up. rc.
Series Title: Studies in business cycles, no. 12.
Responsibility: Milton Friedman, Anna Jacobson Schwartz.

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"A monumental scholarly accomplishment... [sets] a new standard for the writing of monetary history."--The Economic Journal

 
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