The Causes of Economic Fluctuations: Possibilities of Anticipation and Control

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INDEX
Abbot, Charles G., 224, 245
ABC of the Fed. Reserve System,135
Abolition of Unemployment,338
Accounting methods cause high unit costs, 178
Adrian, E. D., 150
Agricultural,
crop curtailment, 278
explanation of depression, 115-120
index of production, 87
overproduction, 75
planless production, 113-114
purchasing power, 118
underproduction, 75, 88
Agricultural Prices, 265
Alleviation of Unemp. in Wis., 337
American Charities, 195
American Economic History, 72
America's Capacity to Consume, 108
America's Capacity to Produce, 280
Anderson, Montgomery D., 117, 119, 144
Angas, L. L. B., 263
Angell, James W., 135, 280, 311
Animal life and sunspots, 229
Annalist index of business, 237
Armstrong, Charles M., 178, 238, 314
Art of Central Banking, 135
Ashley, Forrest B., 263
Assignats, 281
Axe-Houghton-Annalist index, 231, 234
and sine curves, 237, 238
Avres, Leonard P., 47, 51, 56, 74, 91, 223, 255, 264, 267
Babson, Roger W., 264
"Back-to-the-farm" movement, 211
Bagehot, Walter, 135
Balance, economic, 16
Bank accounts, increase 1929 to 1932, 214
Bank Credit, 136
Bank credit, 130-132 (See also "Credit, bank")
bank reserves and, 160, 290-294
brokers' loans and, 156
business expansion and, 153-158, 261
Bank credit -- Continued
control of, 159, 285-296
installment buying and, 157
limiting extension of, 160, 286-293
volume of business and, 154-155
Bank deposits,
booms affect, 133
credit and, 153
depression increases, 213-214
expand freely, 133
government guaranteed, 294
hundred per cent money and, 159, 290-293
increase in circulation of, 153
reduced by debt liquidation, 169
velocity of, 159
Banking and the Business Cycle, 107, 136
Banking Process, 136
Banking system,
depression accentuated by, 285
irrational set-up of, 294-295
self-generating recessions and, 209
Banks,
dpression affects activity of, 40
failures of, 43, 171-172, 294-296
holiday for, 44
loans of,
epression affects, 40
"frozen, " 43, 295
pessimism affects, 198-199
restrication of volume of, 290-293
origin of notes of, 131-132
reserves of, 41, 159, 290-293
runs on, 41, 43
solvency of, 42
"wildcat, " 32, 57
Basic production, index of, 87
Beckhart, B. H., 135
Beef-cattle and commodity prices, 233
Behavior of Prices, 136
Beveridge, Sir W. H., 245
Bigelow, Frank H., 225, 245
Biological data and cycles, 226
Black Friday, 26
Blast furnace index, 255
Blodgett, Ralph H., 107
Bogart, Ernest L., 59, 72

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  • Title Page i
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Charts xiii
  • Chapter 1 - INTRODUCTION 3
  • References 18
  • Chapter 2 - CHARACTERISTICS OF BUSINESS DEPRESSIONS 20
  • References 47
  • Chapter 3 - RECORD OF BUSINESS DEPRESSIONS IN THE UNITED STATES 49
  • References 72
  • Chapter 4 - MISLEADING EXPLANATIONS OF THE ORIGINS OF DEPRESSIONS 74
  • References 107
  • Chapter 5 - INADEQUATE EXPLANATIONS OF THE ORIGINS OF DEPRESSIONS 109
  • References 124
  • Chapter 6 - THE DEPRESSION CULTURE-MEDIUM 125
  • REFFRENCES 134
  • Chapter 7 - THE DEPRESSION'S ORIGIN 138
  • References 168
  • Chapter 8 - FORCES TENDING TO ACCENTUATE AND PROLONG DEPRESSIONSS 169
  • References 194
  • Chapter 9 - INEFFECTIVE WAYS OF COMBATING DEPRESSION 196
  • References 207
  • Chapter 10 - FORCES COMMONLY TENDING TO END DEPRESSION 209
  • References 222
  • Chapter 11 - CYCLES 223
  • References 244
  • Chapter 12 - THE POSSIBILITY OF FORECASTING BUSINESS FLUCTUATIONS 247
  • References 263
  • Chapter 13 - SOCIAL COST OF UNSTABLE PRODUCTION 266
  • References 279
  • Chapter 14 - WAYS TO MINIMIZE DEPRESSION 282
  • References 311
  • Chapter 15 - WAYS TO MINIMIZE DEPRESSION (CONTINUED) 313
  • References 337
  • Index 339
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