Money supply and Greek history monetary statistics: definition, construction, sources and data
AbstractThis paper attempts to provide, for the first time, a survey of the construction of estimates of the quantity of money in Greece since the inception of the National Bank of Greece in 1842 until the eve of WWII. Specifically, we describe in detail the methods of construction and the sources of data used in building these aggregates. We discuss the data collection procedure and publication practices. The end product is presented in a data appendix.
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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2009
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money; monetary aggregates; data; sources;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
- N24 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - Europe: 1913-
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- NEP-ALL-2009-12-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-HIS-2009-12-05 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-MAC-2009-12-05 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-MON-2009-12-05 (Monetary Economics)
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