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The World Economy between the World Wars

Charles H. Feinstein, Peter Temin, and Gianni Toniolo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195307559
eISBN:
9780199867929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307559.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book surveys the main events in the international economy from the outbreak of the First World War to the end of the Second World War: a period of time variously defined as the “globalization ... More


High Inflation, Growth Crisis, and Reform: Historical Perspective and Brief Overview

Michael Bruno

in Crisis, Stabilization, and Economic Reform: Therapy by Consensus

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198286639
eISBN:
9780191603839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286635.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter begins with a comparison of the recent inflationary experiences of heavily indebted and middle-income countries. It then discusses the historical antecedents of high inflation rates, ... More


Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Bernd Widdig

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For many Germans the hyperinflation of 1922 to 1923 was one of their most decisive experiences of the twentieth century. This book investigates the effects of that inflation on German culture during ... More


The Ends of Four Big Inflations

Thomas J. Sargent

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines several dramatic historical experiences that are consistent with the “rational expectations” view but that seem difficult to reconcile with the “momentum” model of inflation. ... More


Macroeconomic Features of the French Revolution

François R. Velde

in Rational Expectations and Inflation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158709
eISBN:
9781400847648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158709.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the French Revolution from the vantage point of macroeconomic theories about government budget constraints. From 1688 to 1788, Britain won and France lost three of four wars. ... More


The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Conan Fischer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the post-1919 collapse in Franco–German relations, which culminated in 1923 with a Franco–Belgian occupation of Germany's heavy-industrial heartland, the Ruhr District. Germany was ... More


The Legacy of Hyperinflation

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter and the next describe the fiscal war of attrition that fueled inflation in the 1920s. That war proved most intractable in Germany, where it was fought internationally as well as on the ... More


The End of Passive Resistance

Conan Fischer

in The Ruhr Crisis 1923-1924

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208006
eISBN:
9780191716607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208006.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the failure of German diplomatic efforts to resolve the Ruhr Crisis during May and June 1923. Deficiencies in the German proposals combined with French intransigence to stymie ... More


Banking in Germany, 1918–1939

Gerd Hardach

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The focus of this chapter is not on the short‐term fluctuations experienced by the German banks during the inter‐war period, but on the structural change that ultimately resulted in the formation of ... More


Budgetary Policy, Money Supply, and Banking in Bulgaria Between the Wars

Ljuben Berov

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The first stage in the financial history of Bulgaria after the First World War was a period of hyperinflation and currency depreciation, associated with large budget deficits and rapid expansion of ... More


Constructive Data Mining: Modelling Argentine Broad Money Demand *

Neil R. Ericsson and Steven B. Kamin

in The Methodology and Practice of Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honour of David F. Hendry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237197
eISBN:
9780191717314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237197.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter assesses the empirical merits of PcGets and Autometrics — two recent algorithms for computer-automated model selection — using them to improve upon Kamin and Ericsson's (1993) model of ... More


Under the Sign of Zero: Money and Inflation

Bernd Widdig

in Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the ways the medium of money itself established a conceptual framework for the experience of the great German inflation. It examines how the hyperinflation damaged the basic ... More


Slovenia

Ivančič Angela

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

At the time of the fall of the Iron Curtain, Slovenia was the wealthiest part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) and had more contact with Western markets. Slovenia, however, also ... More


The Transformation of Regional Identity

Mark W. Geiger

in Financial Fraud and Guerrilla Violence in Missouri's Civil War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151510
eISBN:
9780300151527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151510.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses how the legacy of the war in the South—hyperinflation and debt repudiation—was a disaster for southern creditors, including banks. Southern planters remained the largest ... More


Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Eric Barthalon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book applies the neglected theory of psychological time and memory decay of Nobel Prize–winning economist Maurice Allais (1911–2010) to model investors' psychology in the present context of ... More


The German Hyperinflation of the 1920s

Jan Thiessen

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the legal background to and consequences of the German hyperinflation between 1914 and 1948. It discusses how legislators, courts, and lawyers responded to a ‘lack of good ... More


Swell and Retreat of High Inflation

Assaf Razin

in Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037341
eISBN:
9780262344234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Israel's high inflation calamity amounted to a crisis of political and economic institutions. Failing economic governance made it essential for the government to raise revenue through money ... More


Inflation: The Emperor of Economic Maladies

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Inflation was a major concern during the three years that the book covers in extra detail. But the economics of inflation and the science of monetary and fiscal policy, especially in an emerging ... More


Allais’s HRL Formulation: Illustration of Its Dynamic Properties by an Example of Hyperinflation (Zimbabwe 2000–2008)

Eric Barthalon

in Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter illustrates the dynamic properties of the HRL formulation by means of a detailed numerical example based on the hyperinflation observed in Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008. It first ... More


The HRL Formulation and Nominal Interest Rates

Eric Barthalon

in Uncertainty, Expectations, and Financial Instability: Reviving Allais's Lost Theory of Psychological Time

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166287
eISBN:
9780231538305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166287.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter extends the field of application of the theory of psychological time and memory decay to nominal interest rates by looking at their correlation with the perceived rate of nominal growth ... More


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