The Quantity Theory of Money: An Assessment of its Real Linchpin Prediction
AbstractThis study approaches the Quantity Theory of Money at a conceptual level, asking how it can be most reasonably interpreted and quantitatively assessed. The resulting approach is straightforward. Unlike studies relying on other methods we find evidence of its linchpin prediction that is not limited to periods of high inflation.
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Date of creation: 2010
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- Harold J. Brumm, 2005. "Money Growth, Output Growth, and Inflation: A Reexamination of the Modern Quantity Theory's Linchpin Prediction," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 71(3), pages 661â667, January.
- Milton Friedman, 1961. "The Lag in Effect of Monetary Policy," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 69, pages 447.
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