Money, Credit and Policy

Money, Credit and Policy

by Allan H. Meltzer

ISBN-10: 1858982081

ISBN-13: 9781858982083

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
Economists of the Twentieth Century Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1The Demand for Money: The Evidence from the Time Series3
2Predicting Velocity: Implications for Theory and Policy31
3Economies of Scale in Cash Balances Reconsidered67
4Monetary Theory and Monetary History85
5What Did We Learn from the Monetary Experience of the United States in the Great Depression?104
6Monetary and Other Explanations of the Start of the Great Depression119
7Stagflation, Persistent Unemployment and the Permanence of Economic Shocks136
8Stability under the Gold Standard in Practice162
9Mercantile Credit, Monetary Policy, and Size of Firms205
10Money and Credit in the Monetary Transmission Process214
11Credit Availability and Economic Decisions: Some Evidence from the Mortgage and Housing Markets220
12Financial Failures and Financial Policies237
13On Efficiency and Regulation of the Securities Industry255
14Rational Expectations, Risk, Uncertainty, and Market Responses279
15Monetary Reform in an Uncertain Environment299
16Monetarism and the Crisis in Economics321
17Limits of Short-Run Stabilization Policy332
18Real Exchange Rates: Some Evidence from the Postwar Years346
19Selected Statements of the Shadow Open Market Committee361
Name index409

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