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Debt, Crisis and Recovery: The 1930's and the 1990's : The 1930's and the 1990's - Albert G. Hart

Debt, Crisis and Recovery: The 1930's and the 1990's

The 1930's and the 1990's

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This book provides a perspective by a prominent economist on the problems of debt, recession, and recovery in the 1930s as compared with the 1990s. The book begins with several chapters on the explosion of debt in the public and private sectors during the 1970s and 1980s, and its implications for economic stagnation and recession that seem to plague the economy. Resolution of the debt problem and reform of the banking and financial system are critically important because these problems dampen economic recovery and growth in the future. The second part of the book is a reprint of Albert Hart's classic 1938 study, Debts and Recovery 1929 to 1937, originally published by the 20th Century Fund. The extraordinary parallel between financial problems of the 1930s and the 1990s, solutions of the past, and proposed reforms for the future may provide a fascinating study for scholars and interested citizens alike.

Columbia University Seminar Seriesp. ii
Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. xiii
Debts and Fluctuationp. 3
the End of an Era: 1930s and 1990sp. 17
A Framework for Reformp. 29
Part I Regaining Control Over an Open-Ended Money Supplyp. 45
A Twentieth Century Fund Investigationp. iii
Committee on Debt Adjustment of the Twentieth Century Fundp. iv
Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
The Factual Findingsp. 3
The Programp. 245
Part IIp. 273
Index to Part Ip. 361
Index to Part IIp. 365
About the Authorsp. 371
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ISBN: 9781563246388
ISBN-10: 1563246384
Series: Bureaucracies, Public Administration, and Public Policy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 31st July 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.65 x 14.73  x 3.56
Weight (kg): 0.76