Economics and the Public Welfare: Financial and Economic by Benjamin M. Anderson

By Benjamin M. Anderson

In the turbulent years among passage of the Federal Reserve Act (1913) and the Bretton Woods contract (1945), the peoples of the Western global suffered global Wars, significant and a number of other minor foreign monetary panics, a deadly disease of forex devaluations and debt repudiations, civil wars, and revolutions. additionally they loved a decade of exceptional prosperity and a decade of unheard of melancholy and deflation. in addition they observed the start of a interval of lengthy, world-wide inflation.


No interval in historical past may serve higher as a case examine for the research of utilized financial coverage. From his vantage element as economist for the Chase ny financial institution and editor of the Chase fiscal Bulletin, who participated in a lot of what he files, Dr. Anderson right here describes the climactic occasions of a turbulent era.


Arthur Kemp is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Claremont McKenna College.

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