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Controls and inflation

the Economic Stabilization Program in retrospect

by Marvin H. Kosters

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wage-price policy -- United States.,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1971-1981.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarvin H. Kosters, in association with J. Dawson Ahalt ; foreword by George P. Shultz.
      SeriesDomestic affairs studies ;, 37
      ContributionsAhalt, J. Dawson, joint author., Conference on Research in Income and Wealth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.W24 K67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5208038M
      ISBN 100844731773
      LC Control Number75034688

        Investors, the Federal Reserve, and businesses continuously monitor and worry about the level of inflation. Inflation—the rise in the price of goods and services—reduces the purchasing power Author: Kristina Zucchi. Moreover, the power of inflation does not affect just goods and services, but wages and income levels, too. The second-to-last row of Table shows that the average hourly wage for a manufacturing worker increased nearly six-fold from to The average worker in is better educated and more productive than the average worker in —but not six times more .

      This book's appendix provides a nice bonus as it covers the disastrous results of the wage and price controls President Nixon implemented to "combat" the United States' % inflation rate and its % unemployment rate. Abstract. The worst thing about inflation may be that powerful people believe it to be so bad. Prime ministers and central bankers are willing to subject the economy to the miseries of deep recession in order to slice a few points off the consumer price : Tim Hazledine.

      In retreat Argentina’s beleaguered government imposes bank a target to tame inflation (which was measured honestly again after years of book-cooking), dismantling controls on . ADVERTISEMENTS: Let us make an in-debt study of the role of fiscal policy in controlling inflation. The economy’s levels of output, employ­ment, and income are influenced by the rela­tionship between the amount that the govern­ment levies in taxes and the amount that it spends. A change in either taxes or spending may induce an expansion [ ].


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Defense, Controls, and A mobilization program is to be judged by three principal criteria: the rapidity and efficiency with which the required resources are allocated to the defense effort, the extent to which inflation is prevented, and the extent to which other inequities and hardships are minimized.

The book clearly states how wage and price control was applied in different parts of the world in different times in order to solve some sort of shortage or inflation problem.

What the book lacks is a deeper review of the ways used to apply the controls and how exactly it under performed to solve the by: 2. Get this from a library. Defense, controls, and inflation.

[Aaron Director; University of Chicago. Law School.] -- A transcript of a three-day conference on the economics of mobilization, held at White Sulphur Springs, Controls and inflation book. Va., Apr.It is not, perhaps, entirely a co­incidence that the man who was the administrative head of German Price Administration untilwhen their inflation exploded, came to the United States, wrote the book entitled Price Control in the War Economy inand be­came chief consultant in the Office of Price Administration.

This book examines the phases of the Economic Stabilization Program from toanalyzing the controls as an "income policy" tool that was part of the US response to inflation. The book shows the Controls and inflation book of political institutions, and provides a political story as to why China has been able to control inflation and to deepen reforms, in contrast to the former Soviet Union.

While most other studies focus on the economic or political aspects, this book integrates political and economic by: Buy Controls and Inflation: The Economic Stabilization Program in Retrospect by Norman B.

Ture, J. Dawson Ahalt, Marvin H. Kosters online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The book of regulations grew thicker with each edition. In retrospect, most economists say that controls may have whittled a point or so, from the rate of price rise in –73, but no more.

Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By special arrangement with the authors, 4/5(7). The story of how the country went from relative stability to hyperinflation involves more than economics; it’s a tale of corruption, social Author: Garth Friesen.

Controls and Inflation: An Overview Marvin H. Kosters, J. Dawson Ahalt. Chapter in NBER book Analysis of Inflation: – (), Joel Popkin, editor (p. - ) Published in by NBER in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and WealthCited by: 7. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gonick, Cy.

Inflation and wage controls. [Winnipeg]: Canadian Dimension, (OCoLC) Document Type. In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

When the general price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer goods and services; consequently, inflation reflects a reduction in the purchasing power per unit of money – a loss of real value in the medium of exchange and unit of account within the.

Inflation in an economy may arise from the overall increase in the cost of production. This type of inflation is known as cost-push inflation (henceforth CPI).

Cost of pro­duction may rise due to an increase in the prices of raw materials, wages, etc. Often trade unions are blamed for wage rise since wage rate is not completely market.

How Does The Government Control Inflation. If the rate of inflation in the economy goes beyond a rate that is uncontrollable, the government has to intervene with policies to help stabilize the economy. Since inflation is the result of too much expenditure on the economy, the policies are created to restrict the growth of : Divya Premkumar.

Speeches and documents from the era include a recently unearthed memo from Arthur Burns, Federal Reserve chair, inin which he argues in favor of Burns's guidance and in the face of stubborn inflation, Nixon introduced wage and price guidelines and freezes.

The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was established within the Office for Emergency Management of the United States government by Executive Order on Aug The functions of the OPA were originally to control money (price controls) and rents after the outbreak of World War executives: Leon Henderson, –.

Nixon, Price Controls, and the Gold Standard. Excerpt from The Commanding Heights by Daniel Yergin and Joseph Stanislaw, ed., pp. Essay. However, Caracas in relaxed some economic controls to mitigate some impacts of the economic crisis driven by a drop in oil production.

Current concerns include human rights abuses, rampant violent crime, high inflation, and widespread shortages of basic consumer goods, medicine, and medical on: 30th Street NW, Washington, DC Controls and Inflation: The Economic Stabilization Program in Retrospect In order to view this PDF, you must have Javascript enabled in your browser.

The following is plain-text output generated by Optical Character Recognition. Inflation is when most prices in an entire economy are rising. However, there is an extreme form of inflation called hyperinflation.

This occurred in Germany between andand more recently in Zimbabwe between and In NovemberZimbabwe had an inflation rate of billion percent.Inflation is primarily caused by an increase in the money supply that outpaces economic growth.

Ever since industrialized nations moved away from the gold standard during the past century, the value of money is determined by the amount of currency that is in circulation and the public’s perception of the value of that money.

When the Federal.One of the things they want to do is to use price-wage controls, credit controls, if inflation were to get out of hand.

Beckworth: So, I want to come back and revisit that in a bit, but let's get into your book. Your book's title is *The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath.* The timing of it was very interesting. That's a story in itself.