Money Mischief: Episodes in Monetary History

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mar 31, 1994 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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Friedman makes clear once and for all that no one is immune from monetary economics-that is, from the effects of its theory and its practices. He demonstrates through historical events the mischief that can result from misunderstanding the monetary system. Index.

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In this latest work, Nobel Prize-winning economist Friedman examines the role of money backed by gold and silver and our current world of fiat backed by faith. After an initial restatement of the ... Read full review

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1 The Island of Stone Money
2 The Mystery of Money
3 The Crime of 1873
Estimating the Effect of Continuing Bimetallism after 1873
5 William Jennings Bryan and the Cyanide Process
6 Bimetallism Revisited
7 FDR Silver and China
8 The Cause and Cure of Inflation
Identical Policies Opposite Outcomes
10 Monetary Policy in a Fiat World
11 An Epilogue
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