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In Search of a Monetary Constitution

Edited by Leland B. Yeager

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434813

Publication Date: 01/01/1962

367 pages


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  • I. Introduction [Leland B. Yeager]
  • II. Money in a Neoclassical Perspective [Clarence E. Philbrook]
  • III. Monetary Disturbances and Business Fluctuations in Two Centuries of American History [Clark Warburton]
  • IV. The Case for a 100 Per Cent Gold Dollar [Murray N. Rothbard]
  • V. The Gold Standard: A Reappraisal [Arthur Kemp]
  • VI. Predictability: The Criterion of Monetary Constitutions [James M. Buchanan]
  • VII. The Commodity-Reserve Currency Proposal Reconsidered [Benjamin Graham]
  • VIII. Should There Be an Independent Monetary Authority? [Milton Friedman]
  • IX. The Necessary and the Desirable Range of Discretion to Be Allowed to a Monetary Authority [Jacob Viner]
  • X. 100 Per Cent Reserve Banking [George S. Tolley]
  • XI. Sound Money—Why Needed and How Obtainable [Willford I. King]
  • XII. Stable Monetary Growth [Richard T. Selden]
  • Index

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