Great Inflations of the 20th Century: Theories, Policies, and Evidence

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Pierre L. Siklos
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 1995 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
'. . . the book contains an interesting collection of articles. . .'
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'In short Pierre Siklos has put together a book that is informative, thought provoking, and fun to read.'
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Contents

Their Origins Development and Termination
3
An Analytical Overview
35
Conditions Conducive to High Inflation
95
3 Currency Competition Inflation Greshams Law and Exchange Rate
97
Deliberate Policy or Miscalculation?
125
Empirical Studies of the MoneyPrices Nexus
183
PostWorld War I Germany
185
The Postwar Hungarian Experience
209
Studied from a General Perspective
227
The Ending of Hyperinflation
255
8 Necessary and Sufficient Conditions to End Hyperinflations
257
9 The End of the Hungarian Hyperinflation of 19451946
289
Index
307
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Edited by Pierre L. Siklos, Professor of Economics and Director, Viessmann Research Centre on Modern Europe, Wilfrid University, Canada

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