O'Reilly logo

Essays in Monetary Economics (Collected Works of Harry Johnson) by Harry G. Johnson

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER VII

MAJOR ISSUES IN MONETARY AND FISCAL POLICIES IN THE UNITED STATES*

images

It is a long established tradition of monetary economics in the United States that discussion of major issues in monetary and fiscal policies should be restricted to the domestic aspects of the subject and should take the international environment as given. I find such a constraint, however, intolerably confining and inappropriate to the present circumstances of the United States.

In my opinion the major issue in monetary and fiscal policy in the United States at the present time is the shape that the international monetary system should take. Furthermore, the decisions—or ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required