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The great contraction, 1929-1933

Summary: 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

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  • OCLC: ocn844923080
  • ISBN: 0691137943
  • ISBN: 9780691137940
  • ISBN: 1400846854
  • ISBN: 9781400846856
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 265 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.

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Note: "A study by the National Bureau of Economic Research."
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents: New Preface by Anna Jacobson Schwartz -- Introduction: The Great Contraction, Seen from the Perspective of 2007 by Peter L. Bernstein -- The Great Contraction 1929-1933 by Milton Friedman and Anna Jacobson Schwartz -- Remarks by Ben S. Bernanke -- Author Index -- Subject Index.
Note: English.
Subject: Monetary policy -- United States -- History
Currency question -- United States -- History
Money -- United States -- History

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