Financial Markets and Economic Activity
by Donald D. Hester, James Tobin
Publisher: J. Wiley and Sons 1967
Number of pages: 266
The subjects of this monograph concern the conditions of equilibrium in economy-wide financial markets. The authors investigate the consequences of various institutions and regulations for the effectiveness of monetary control.
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