Money, Exchange And Production
Further Essays in the History of Economic Thought
Thomas M. Humphrey, Vice President and Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia, US
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This timely volume provides a second collection of Thomas Humphrey’s papers in the area of the history of economic thought and is a long-awaited companion to his critically acclaimed first volume of essays Money, Banking and Inflation.
Contents: Preface Part I: Monetary Theory 1. The Origins of Velocity Functions 2. Fisher and Wicksell on the Quantity Theory 3. John Wheatley’s Theory of International Monetary Adjustment Part II: Geometry of Exchange (Trade) and Production 4. When Geometry Emerged: Some Neglected Early Contributions to Offer-Curve Analysis 5. The Early History of the Box Diagram Part III: Algebraic Production Functions 6. Algebraic Production Functions and their uses before Cobb-Douglas Index