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Preventing inflation

Bernard M. Baruch

Preventing inflation

statements and writings on controlling living costs and preventing inflation, Sept. 1941-Dec. 1941

by Bernard M. Baruch

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Published by Prentice-Hall, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Price regulation -- United States.,
    • Inflation (Finance) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bernard M. Baruch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB236.U5 B33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6441088M
      LC Control Number42024859
      OCLC/WorldCa5055909

      Inthe European Central Bank replaced all the eurozone's central banks. Instantly you'll have a tomato shortage. The vertical scale is logarithmic. This in turn leads to a greater fear that the currency will collapse, causing even higher premiums.

      There are signs that companies are somewhat more enlightened today when it comes to understanding their social responsibility. Hyperinflation is a complex phenomenon and one explanation may not be applicable to all cases. It is this seemingly blessed state in which there are more jobs than applicants which Lord Beveridge defined as the state of full employment—never understanding that the shrinking value of his pension of which he so bitterly complained in old age was the inevitable consequence of his own recommendations having been followed. People generally regard higher prices as eroding their standard of living, because they do not expect wages to keep pace.

      Companies that pollute their local communities risk poisoning their customers. Unfettered markets and exploitation-friendly tax schemes reward companies for acting in their own interests in the name of economic growth and competitiveness. It follows that governments that do not succeed in engineering a successful currency reform in time must finally legalize the stable foreign currencies or, formerly, gold and silver that threaten to fully substitute the inflating money. Instead, the government should borrow more to reduce money supply with the public.


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Preventing inflation book

It follows that governments that do not succeed in engineering a successful currency reform in time must finally legalize the stable foreign currencies or, formerly, gold and silver that threaten to fully substitute the inflating money.

Some of this may be a lasting gain—people may get houses in return for what they were not allowed to consume. If inflation is high enough, government regulations like heavy penalties and fines, often combined with exchange controls, cannot prevent this currency substitution.

Under this system, one Preventing inflation book note is exchanged for a number of notes of the old currency. It remains the basis for many companies' contention today that "corporate social responsibility," "sustainable business," and other such monikers are a distraction from their core obligation: to act in their shareholders' best interests.

There will always exist what might be described as a prices gradient in favor of those commodities and services which each increment of the money stream hits first and to the disadvantage of the successive groups which it reaches only later—with the effect that what will rise as a whole will not be a level but a sort of inclined plane—if we take as normal the system of prices which existed before inflation started and which will approximately restore itself sometime after it has stopped.

It probably has many defects, but the reason for which it has been destroyed was not one of them; and what has been put into its place is no improvement. Its goals are to stabilize the nation's currency, keep unemployment low, and prevent inflation. It should also introduce compulsory provident fund, provident fund-cum-pension schemes, etc.

The root cause is a matter of more dispute. Yet, so long as this is the case, and the creditors understand that only part of their gross return is net return, at least short term lenders have comparatively little ground for complaint—even though long term creditors, such as the owners of government loans and other debentures, are partly expropriated.

These models focus on the unrestrained seigniorage of the monetary authority, and the gains from the inflation tax. As a result, no one holds currency, which increases the velocity of money, and worsens the crisis.

And I cannot myself claim to have a patent medicine which I am sure is applicable and effective in the prevailing conditions. Nobody, of course, gains from this situation, since the rise in money wages must be offset by a depreciation of the value of money if no unemployment is to be caused.

Preventing deflation: lessons from Japan's experience in the 1990s

In neo-classical economic theory, hyperinflation is rooted in a deterioration of the monetary basethat is the confidence that there is a store of value that the currency will be able to command later.

Because rapidly rising prices undermine the role of money as a store of valuepeople try to spend it on real goods or services as quickly as possible. The artificial gains will disappear, there will again be losses, and some firms will find that prices will not even cover costs.

It thought the subprime mortgage meltdown would only affect housing. The crucial point is that so long as the flow of money expenditure continues to grow and prices of commodities and services are driven up, the different prices must rise, not at the same time but in succession, and that in consequence, so long as this process continues, the prices which rise first must all the time move ahead of the others.

But the authors do see a partial corrective.

Milton Friedman and the Social Responsibility of Business

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