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

By Albert Gailord Hart; Perry Mehrling | Go to book overview

CONTENTS
THE FACTUAL FINDINGS
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CHAPTER 1. THE DEBT PROBLEM AND THE DEPRESSION3
1. Introduction3
Scale of Depression Debt Changes4
Debt Changes--Cause or Effect?6
2. Normal Functions of Debt8
Debt as Means of Payment9
Debt as a Means of Investment10
Debt as a "Liquid" Asset of the Creditor11
3. Depression Weaknesses of Debt12
Debts and Property Values12
The Mythology of Debt Maturities14
Dangers to "Liquidity"15
Redistribution of Income and Property17
Arrangement of the Report18
CHAPTER 2. CREDIT INSTITUTIONS IN THE DEPRESSION19
Chief Types of Private Credit Institutions21
Minor Private Credit Institutions23
Credit Institutions Connected with the Federal Government24
Credit Institutions as Factors in the Depression25
Debts of Credit Institutions as Money Substitutes26
Cash Balances and the Business Situation28
Credit Deflation and Credit Inflation29
Impairment of Credit Institution Assets from 1929 to 193330
Reaction of Losses upon Amount of Liabilities32
Adjustment of Debts of Credit Institutions33
The Problem of Earning Assets in a Recovery36

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  • Columbia University Seminar Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction xiii
  • Part I Debt, Crisis, and Recovery Revisited 1
  • Chapter 1 Debts and Fluctuation 3
  • Chapter 2 the End of an Era: 1930s and 1990s 17
  • Chapter 3: A Framework for Reform 29
  • Appendix to Part I Regaining Control Over an Open-Ended Money Supply 45
  • Part II Debts and Recovery, 1929 to 1937 *
  • A Twentieth Century Fund Investigation iii
  • Committee on Debt Adjustment of the Twentieth Century Fund iv
  • Title Page v
  • Foreword vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Contents xv
  • Tables xxii
  • Figures xxvi
  • The Factual Findings 3
  • The Program 245
  • Appendix to Part II 273
  • Index to Part I 361
  • Index to Part II 365
  • About the Authors 371
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