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Author O'Brien, D. P. (Denis Patrick), 1939-

Title The development of monetary economics : a modern perspective on monetary controversies / D.P. O'Brien
Published Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2007


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Description xv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction -- Bodin's analysis of inflation -- John Law : money and trade considered -- The rate of interest : Locke and his critics -- The currency and banking controversy -- Monetary base control -- The lender of last resort concept -- Bagehot and stabilisation -- Joplin's model : a formal statement -- Stability with an inbuilt cycle
Summary "The book seeks, through the examination of monetary controversies, to provide an historical perspective on modern understanding of monetary policy. It will be essential reading for economists with an interest in monetary economics and the history of economic thought."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Monetary policy -- History.
Monetary policy -- Philosophy.
Money -- History.
Money -- Philosophy.
LC no. 2007000732
ISBN 1847202608 (hbk.)
9781847202604 (hbk.)