Response to Nelson and Schwartz
AbstractIn responding to Nelson and Schwartz's [2008. The impact of Milton Friedman on modern monetary economics: setting the record straight on Paul Krugman's "Who was Milton Friedman?". Journal of Monetary Economics 55, this issue] critique of my "Who Was Milton Friedman", I focus on three central economic topics: (i) whether it is reasonable to claim that the Federal Reserve caused the Great Depression; (ii) whether monetary policy had the power to engineer an economic recovery after the onset of the depression; and (iii) whether monetarism succeeded or failed. On all these key points, I reject the criticisms of Nelson and Schwartz.
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Volume (Year): 55 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (May)
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- Richard G. Anderson, 2003. "Some tables of historical U.S. currency and monetary aggregates data," Working Papers 2003-006, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
- Nelson, Edward & Schwartz, Anna J., 2008. "Rejoinder to Paul Krugman," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 55(4), pages 861-862, May.
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