9780156619301

Money Mischief

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  • ISBN13:

    9780156619301

  • ISBN10:

    015661930X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-03-01
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

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Summary

Friedman makes clear once and for all that no one is immune from monetary economics-that is, from the effects of its theory and its practices. He demonstrates through historical events the mischief that can result from misunderstanding the monetary system. Index.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Island of Stone Moneyp. 3
The Mystery of Moneyp. 8
The Crime of 1873p. 51
A Counterfactual Exercise: Estimating the Effect of Continuing Bimetallism after 1873p. 80
William Jennings Bryan and the Cyanide Processp. 104
Bimetallism Revisitedp. 126
FDR, Silver, and Chinap. 157
The Cause and Cure of Inflationp. 189
Chile and Israel: Identical Policies, Opposite Outcomesp. 234
Monetary Policy in a Fiat Worldp. 249
An Epiloguep. 261
Referencesp. 266
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