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Hawtrey, Harvard, and the Origins of the Chicago Tradition

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  • Laidler, David

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Milton Friedman has claimed that his monetary economics derives from a Chicago tradition that, in the 1930s, offered a monetary explanation of cyclical fluctuations in general and the Great Depression in particular, an optimistic view of the power of monetary policy, and a case for governing it by rules rather than discretion. It is argued that all the elements of this tradition except the last are to be found in earlier writings of Ralph Hawtrey, Allyn Young, and Lauchlin Currie and that there is much evidence to point to a direct influence running from Hawtrey, through Harvard, to Chicago. Copyright 1993 by University of Chicago Press.

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Volume (Year): 101 (1993)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
Pages: 1068-1103

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  1. Welcome to Uneasy Money, aka the Hawtreyblog
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  1. Roger J. Sandilands, 1999. "New evidence on Allyn Young’s style and influence as a teacher," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 26(6), pages 453-480, October.
  2. Bordo, Michael D. & Rockoff, Hugh, 2013. "The Influence Of Irving Fisher On Milton Friedman’S Monetary Economics," Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Cambridge University Press, vol. 35(02), pages 153-177, June.
  3. David Laidler & Roger Sandilands, 2010. "Harvard, the Chicago Tradition, and the Quantity Theory: A Reply to James Ahiakpor," History of Political Economy, Duke University Press, vol. 42(3), pages 573-592, Fall.
  4. Hugh Rockoff, 2000. "Henry Calvert Simons and the Quantity Theory of Money," Departmental Working Papers 200003, Rutgers University, Department of Economics.
  5. Sandilands, Roger, 2009. "An Archival Case Study: Revisiting The Life and Political Economy of Lauchlin Currie," SIRE Discussion Papers 2009-17, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE).
  6. Frederick Guy & Neil Perry & Andrei Shleifer & Andrew Metrick & Martin L. Weitzman & Barbara R. Bergmann & David Laidler & George S. Tavlas, 1999. "Correspondence," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 235-242, Summer.
  7. Perry Mehrling, 2002. "Retrospectives: Economists and the Fed: Beginnings," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(4), pages 207-218, Fall.
  8. Roger Sandilands, 2009. "Solovian and New Growth Theory from the Perspective of Allyn Young on Macroeconomic Increasing Returns," Working Papers 0907, University of Strathclyde Business School, Department of Economics.
  9. Sebastiano Nerozzi, 2009. "From the Great Depression to Bretton Woods: Jacob Viner and International Monetary Stabilization (1930-1945)," Working Papers - Economics wp2009_10.rdf, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa.
  10. Steindl, Frank G., 1998. "The Decline of a Paradigm: The Quantity Theory and Recovery in the 1930s," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 821-841, October.

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