International Organizations and the Analysis of Economic Policy, 1919-1950

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Åkerman, Johan, 26
balance of payments
anticipated Keynesian approach to, 179–80
effect of monetary policy on (Cassel), 89
exchange rate policy assigned to, 183–6
Balogh, Thomas, 124n26, 129n32
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
advice during postwar transition, 204–5
on central bank international cooperation, 73–5
as central international institution, 74
on compensatory fiscal policy, 230–1
on exchange rate stability, 188n39
monetary issues (1930s), 71–5
on transition economics, 205
view of Keynesian policy implications, 245
Bellerby, J. R., 20
case study of Federal Reserve by, 66–9
contribution to ILO monetary policy research, 61–9
report on employment in United States (1926), 85–6
on responsibility of the state, 138
on U. S. labor exchanges, 140
on wage setting, 146–7
work at ILO, 22, 27
Benjamin, D. K., 142
Beveridge, W. H., 84
Bhagwati, Jagdish, 105
Blaug, Mark, 90, 243
Blinder, Alan, 70
Bordo, M. D., 185n34, 189n42
Bowley, Arthur L., 26, 82, 84
Bretton Woods
Keynes and White Plans related to, 167
LON support for proposed institutions of, 54
role for IFIs, 190
See also International Monetary Fund (IMF); United Nations; World Bank
Bridel, P., 84
Brussels Financial Conference (1920), 9, 58
budget, balanced, 86, 89
budget deficits
BIS on loan-financed investment spending, 99–100
deficit financing (Bellerby; Martin), 86, 88
to finance public works (Keynes), 90–1
government management of (Kalecki), 206–7
business cycles
criteria for data in index of, 27, 64–6, 68–9
Haberler's research on, 35–8, 41, 46, 49–50, 55
ILO-LON research on (1920s, 1930s, 1940s), 9–20, 26–57, 64
ILO-LON theory and research program (1920s), 21–6
indicator variables in, 27, 64–6, 68–9
international cooperation to counteract (1920s), 58
Keynesian influence on LON analysis and policy of, 42–54
Keynes's review of Tinbergen's work, 39–41
LON and BIS belief in rhythm of, 54
LON Gold Delegation conception of, 29–30
Mitchell's work on, 25–6
1920s monetary theory of, 20–2
Polak's research on, 41–2
sources of research about (1920s, 1930s), 17–18
Swedish research on, 30–1
Tinbergen's research on, 38–41, 46, 55–6
business cycles, international
in context of protectionism (LON), 110–11
idea of immunization from, 111–12
ILO-LON research (1930s), 30–42, 56–7


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