A Monetary History of the United Kingdom, 1870-1982: Data, Sources and Methods

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Taylor & Francis, 1985 - Business & Economics - 596 pages

This book is the culmination of a major research programme on the monetary history of the United Kingdom.

This volume contains monetary series ranging from detailed balance sheet material to monetary aggregates such as M3 and are in monthly, quarterly and annual form. The data are drawn mostly from primary sources in the early part of the period and from more accessible published sources for more recent years. Critiques of existing series are given and assessments of the value of different sources are provided. The user should be able to build his/her own series from the basic constituents given here.

This sources and assessment of data should be an essential reference to economic historians and applied economists with an interest and use to the students of money and banking and to monetary economists of other countries. This classic book was first published in 1985.

 

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Contents

Introduction l
1
PART ONE MONETARY AGGREGATES
7
Money Supply Measures M1 M2 Sterling M3 and M3
14
The Money Supply and its Proximate Determinants
21
Currencynet demand deposit ratio 192169 196382 and 197183
27
Alternative Estimates of Money Supply Data 18701982
30
Monetary base or high powered money
36
Netbank deposits
46
Scottish banking 18701982
235
United Kingdom Bank Deposits 18701982
241
Irish and Northern Irish banking 18701982 236
263
UK Banks Cash and Balances at the Bank of England
266
UK Banks InterBank Deposits and Items in Transit
280
English and Welsh banks cheques in collection and items in transit
295
Interest Rates and the Money Market
305
Threemonth bank bill rate rate on prime bills 18701982
314

1I 9 Monetary Aggregates and Proximate Determinants
52
The Components
125
PART THREE MONEY AND BANKING DATASERIES
191
Comparison of the gold coin series with benchmark estimates
202
Coin in circulation 192282
208
Treasury and currency notes 191428
214
The Bank of England Banking Department Certain
221
Secondary sources of interestrate data
320
1III 12 Money and Banking DataSeries
326
Interpolation Procedures etc
537
Numbers of Banks
576
Index
589
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