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  Keynesian economics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Given the inelasticity of both demand and supply, a large interest-rate fall is needed to close the saving/investment gap.
However, with the oil shock of 1973, and the economic problems of the 1970s, modern liberal economics began to fall out of favor.
Instead of rejecting macro-measurements and macro-models of the economy, the monetarist school embraced the techniques of treating the entire economy as having a supply and demand equilibrium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Keynesian_economics   (4174 words)

 EH.Net Encyclopedia: An Overview of the Great Depression
Yet, in spite of this, the continued shocks that the United States’ economy received demonstrated that the business cycle downturn of 1931–33 was of a different kind than had previously been known.
Countries that were losing gold were obligated to permit their money supply to decrease and generate a decline in their domestic price level to restore equilibrium and maintain the fixed exchange rate of their currency.
The abandonment of the gold standard, the impact this had on the money supply, and the deliverance from the economic effects of deflation would have to be singled out as the most important contributor to the recovery.
www.eh.net /encyclopedia/article/parker.depression   (10625 words)

 Supply shock - Definition from Investor Dictionary - Define meaning of the word Supply shock
A supply shock is an event that suddenly changes the price of a commodity or service.
It may be caused by a sudden increase or decrease in the supply of a particular good.
An example of a negative supply shock is the increase in oil prices during the 1973 energy crisis.
www.investordictionary.com /definition/supply+shock.aspx   (288 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia
A major demand-pull theory centers on the supply of money: inflation may be caused by an increase in the quantity of money in circulation relative to the ability of the economy to supply (its potential output).
The former refers to such events as the oil shocks of the 1970s, while the latter refers to the price/wage spiral and inflationary expectations implying that the economy "normally" suffers from inflation.
The fixed supply side also implies that government and private-sector spending are always in conflict, so that government deficit spending leads to crowding out of the private sector and has no effect on the level of employment.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Inflation   (4892 words)

The two most prevalent theories are the neo-classical theory that inflation is driven by increases in the money supply, often used to finance government spending and the neo-Keynesian view that inflation is the result of diminishing returns of productivity.
The modern use of the Phillips curve relates payroll growth to the general inflation rate, rather than relating the unemployment rate to the inflation rate, and suggests that trade offs between inflation and employment are based on the change in the rate of inflation, rather than the inflation rate itself.
One of the factors that supply side economists say was instrumental in ending the US experience of high inflation was the economic expansion of the 1980s ushered in by lower taxes.
www.eoft.com /inflation.html   (5943 words)

 RGE - Stephen Roach is well worth reading today
But, rural job opportunity is limited, rural infrastructure (roads, power, communication, water supply, etc.) is terrible, and rural welfare system (including pension, healthcare and education) is much worse than in the urban ares.
It needs to create over 600B worth of reserve money each year (10% growth rate) and as I just noted that is the trade volume of the total secondary treasury market for about 4 months (and the size of primary issue for a full year).
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