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1. White, Harry Dexter (1892–1948)

Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was an American economist who spent most of his career at the US Treasury and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ...

By James M. Boughton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2009

2. Hansen, Alvin (1887–1975)

Alvin Hansen grew up in Viborg, South Dakota, a small rural community with a one-room school house and traditional values. Preferring academic pursuits ...

By Richard A. Musgrave. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. hyperinflation

A hyperinflation occurs when price indexes of broadly defined baskets of goods increase at extremely high rates. As such, hyperinflations are rare. However, ...

By Juan Pablo Nicolini. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. capital controls

Capital controls can take many different forms and are broadly defined as any restrictions on the movement of capital across a country's borders. This ...

By Kristin J. Forbes. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. commodity money

Commodity money is a medium of exchange that may be transformed into a commodity, useful in production or consumption. Although commodity money is a thing ...

By François R. Velde and Warren E. Weber. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. inflation dynamics

There have been a number of changes in monetary policy rules in the United States and UK since the early 1960s. The Lucas critique says that this should ...

By Timothy Cogley. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. exchange rate target zones

A target zone attempts to limit the movement of an exchange rate, avoiding the pitfalls of both a pegged rate and a freely floating rate. The European ...

By John Driffill. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. international policy coordination

Coordination among national governments as they formulate macroeconomic policies has been proposed as a response to global integration among national ...

By Paul R. Bergin. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. Bretton Woods system

Under the Bretton Woods System, created after the Second World War, each country had to peg its currency to gold or to the US dollar, but it could obtain ...

By Peter B. Kenen. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Currie, Lauchlin (1902–1993)

At Harvard in the early 1930s Currie pioneered a monetary diagnosis of the 1929–32 collapse and placed blame on the Federal Reserve Board. As a prominent ...

By Roger Sandilands. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008