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Analytical Foundations of Erik Lindahl's Monetary Analysis, 1924-30

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    An overview is first given of Erik Lindahl's works during the 1920s: Aims of Monetary Policy, "The Place of Capital in the Theory of Price", "On the Relationship between the Quantity of Money and the Price Level" and Means of Monetary Policy. After that the origin of ideas and Lindahl's analytical contributions to monetary analysis during the 1920s is discussed from the following perspectives: the formualtion of a norm for monetary policy, type of equilibrium analysis, fundamental equations and microeconomic foundations, capital theory and intertemporal analysis, assumptions about the monetary system, the stability problem and the uniqueness of the price level.

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    Paper provided by Stockholm University, Department of Economics in its series Research Papers in Economics with number 2000:14.

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    Length: 41 pages
    Date of creation: 15 Dec 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:sunrpe:2000_0014
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