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Harvard. General Bibliography for Hansen and Williams’ Money and Banking, 1946-47


Today’s post is the last of three devoted to the year long graduate sequence “Principles of Money and Banking” taught by Alvin H. Hansen, John H. Williams, and Richard M. Goodwin (second semester) at Harvard in 1946-47. 

The thirteen typed pages (!) of “General Reference Reading” for both semesters has been transcribed below.

The first post includes Hansen’s first semester’s list of readings and final examination (Econ 141a) and course enrollments in each semester. The previous post provides Williams’ second semester reading list along with its final examination.




(Books listed in minimum and supplementary reading lists are not included here.)


Allen, A. M. and others: Commercial Banking Legislation and Control. Macmillan, 1938.

Angell, J. W.: Behavior of Money. McGraw-Hill, 1935.

Angell, J. W.: Investment and Business Cycles. McGraw-Hill, 1941.

Bladen, V. F.: Money and the Price System. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1942.

Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System: Annual Reports.

Bresciani-Turroni, C,: The Economics of Inflation. Allen and Unwin, 1937.

Bretterton and others: Public Investment and the Trade Cycle in G. B. Clarenden Press, 1941.

Burgess, W. R.: The Reserve Banks and the Money Market. Harpers, 1936.

Butters and Lintner: Effect of Federal Taxes in Growing Enterprises. Harvard University Press, 1945.

Cassel, G.: On Quantitative Thinking in Economics. Clarendon Press, 1935.

Cassel, G.: Money and Foreign Exchange after 1914. Macmillan, 1923.

Clapham, Sir John: The Bank of England, Cambridge University Press, 1944.

Clark, Colin: National Income and Outlay. Macmillan, 1938.

Clark, Colin: The Conditions of Economic Progress, 1940.

Clark, Colin: The Economics of 1960. Macmillan, 1942.

Clark, J. M.: Economics of Planning Public Works. Gov’t. Printing Office, 1935.

Clark, J. M.: Strategic Factors in the Business Cycle. National Bureau of Economic Research, 1934.

Cole, G. D. H.: Money: Its Present and Future. Cassell and Co., 1944.

Committee on Finance and Industry: Macmillan Report. H.M.S.C., 1931.

Copland, D. B.: The Road to High Employment. Harvard University Press, 1945.

Currie, L.: Supply and Control of Money in the United States. Harvard University Press, 1934.

Docker, F. J.: Foreign Exchange, 1939.

Economic Essays in Honour of Gusav Cassel. Allen and Unwin, 1933.

Economic Reconstruction. Report of Columbia Commission, Columbia University Press, 1934.

Einzig, Paul: World Finance, 1939-40. Kegan, Paul, 1940.

Ellis, H. S.: German Monetary Theory. Harvard University Press, 1934.

Ellis, H. S.: Exchange Control in Central Europe. Harvard University Press, 1941.

Ellis, P. W.: The World’s Biggest Business. American Public Spending, 1914-44, National Industrial Conference Board, 1944.

Fellner, W. A.: A Treatise on War Inflation. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1942.

Fine, S. M.: Public Spending and Postwar Economic policy. Columbia University Press, 1944.

Fisher, Irving: Purchasing Power of Money. Macmillan, 1911.

Foster and Catchings: Money. Houghton, Mifflin, 1930.

Foster and Catchings: Profits. Houghton, Mifflin, 1925.

Gilbert, Milton: Currency Depreciation and Monetary Policy. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1939.

Goldschmidt, R. W.: The Changing Structure of American Banking, Routledge, 1933.

Graham, F. D.: Exchange, Prices and Production in Hyper-Inflation: Germany, 1920-1923. Princeton University Press, 1930.

Hamilton, E. J.: American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain. Harvard University Press, 1934.

Hansen, Alvin H.: Economic Stabilization in an Unbalanced World. Harcourt, Brace, 1932. Part I.

Hansen, Alvin H.: International Economic Relations, Part III. Hutchins Commission, University of Minnesota Press, 1934.

Hansen, Alvin H.: (a) Fiscal Policy and Full Employment, N. Y. University Institute in Postwar Reconstruction, 1946. (b) How Shall We Deal with the Public Debt? N. Y. University Institute in Postwar Reconstruction, 1943.

Hansen, A. H., and Perloff, H. S.: State and Local Finance in the National Economy, Norton, 1944.

Hardy, C. O.: Credit Policies of the Federal Reserve System. Brookings, 1932.

Harris Institute Lectures: Gold and MonetaryStabilization. University of Chicago Press, 1932.

Harris, S. E.: The Assignats. Harvard University Press, 1930.

Harris, S. E.: Monetary Problems of the British Empire. Macmillan, 1931.

Harris, S. E.: Twenty Years of Federal Reserve Policy. Harvard University Press, 1933.

Harris, S. E.: Economics of the American Defense Program. Norton, 1943.

Harrod, R. F.: The Trade Cycle. Clarendon Press, 1936.

Harrod, R. F.: International Economics. Nisbet, 1939.

Hawtrey, R. G.: Capital and Employment. Longmans, 1939.

Hayek, F. A.: Profits, Interest and Investment. Routledge, 1939.

Hayek, F. A.: The Pure Theory of Capital. Macmillan, 1941.

Hearings, U. S. Senate Committee on Banking and Currency, 79th Congress, 1st Session.

Hicks and Hart: The Social Framework of the American Economy. Oxford Press, 1945.

Hicks, J. R.: The Problem of Valuation for Rating. Macmillan, 1944.

Hicks, J. R., and U. K.: Standards of Local Expenditure. Macmillan, 1943.

Higgins, B. H.: Canada’s Financial System in War, Occasional Paper No. 19, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1944.

Institute of International Finance, New York University, Bulletin Numbers 101, 112, 122, 124, 132, 137, 141, 142 dealing with current banking and central bank problems.

Kalecki, M.: The Theory of Economic Fluctuations. Farrar & Rinehart, 1939.

Kalecki, M.: Studies in Economic Dynamics. Farrar & Rinehart, 1944.

Kemmerer, E. W.: The ABC of Inflation. McGraw-Hill, 1942.

Kjellstrom, Erik T. H. and others: Price Control—the War Against Inflation. Rutgers University Press, 1942.

Kjellstrom: Managed Money. Columbia University Press, 1934.

Keynes, J. M. Unemployment as a World Problem. University of Chicago, 1931 (pp. 1-42).

Keynes, J. M.: Means to Prosperity. Harcourt, Brace, 1933.

Keynes, J. M.: How to Pay for the War. Harcourt, Brace, 1940.

King, W. T. C.: History of the London Discount Market. Routledge, 1936.

Kuznets, S.: National Income and Capital Formation, 1919-1935. National Bureau of Economic Research, 1937.

Kuznets, S.: National Income and its Composition, 1919-38. 1941.

League of Nations: World Economic Survey. (Annual).

League of Nations: Money and Banking: Monetary Review, Commercial and Central Banks (Vols. I and II). Annual.

Lange, O.: Price Flexibility and Employment, 1944.

Lester, R. A.: Monetary Experiments. Princeton University Press, 1939.

Long, C. D.: Building Cycles and the Theory of Investment, Princeton University Press, 1940.

Lundberg, E.: Economic Expansion. King, 1937.

Lutz, Friedrich: International Monetary Mechanisms: The Keynes and White Proposals (July 1943) Department of Economic and Social Institutions, Princeton University.

Machlup, Fritz: International Trade and the National Income Multiplier, 1943.

Mackenzie, K.: The Banking Systems of Great Britain, France, Germany and the United States, Macmillan, 1945.

Madden, J. R. and Nadler, M.: International Money Markets. Prentice Hall, 1935.

Marshall, Alfred: Money, Credit, and Commerce. Macmillan, 1923.

Meade, J. E.: An Introduction to Economic Analysis and Policy. Oxford University Press, 1938.

Meade, J. E.: Consumer’s Credit and Unemployment. Oxford University Press, 1938.

Morton, W. A.: British Finance 1930-40. University of Wisconsin Press, 1943.

Moulton, H. G.: The New Philosophy of Public Debt. Brookings, 1943.

Moulton, H. G.: Income and Economic Progress. Brookings, 1935.

Myers, Margaret G.: Paris as a Financial Centre. Columbia University Press, 1936.

Nathan, Otto: Nazi War Finance and Banking. Occasional Paper No. 20. National Bureau of Economic Research, 1944.

Nathan, Robert, Mobilizing for Abundance. McGraw-Hill, 1944.

Northrup, Mildred B.: Control Policies of the Reichsbank. Columbia University Press, 1938.

Ohlin, B.: Interregional and International Trade. Harvard University Press, 1933.

Ohlin, B.: Editor of issue of The Annals, May 1938 on Some Problems and Policies in Sweden.

Paris, J. D.: Monetary Policies of the U. S. 1932-38. Columbia University Press, 1938.

Pierson, J. H. G.: (a) Full Employment, Yale University Press, 1941. (b) Full Employment in Practice, N. Y. University Institute on Postwar Reconstruction, 1946.

Pigou, A. C.: The Theory of Unemployment. Macmillan, 1933.

Pigou, A. C.: Employment and Equilibrium. Macmillan, 1941.

Plumptre, A. F. W.: Central Banking in the British Dominions. University of Toronto Press, 1940.

Robinson, Joan: Introduction to the Theory of Employment. Macmillan, 1937.

Roll, Erich: About Money. Faber and Faber, 1934.

Saulnier, R. J.: Contemporary Monetary Theory. Columbia University Press, 1938.

Schumpeter, J. A.: The Theory of Economic Development. Harvard University Press, 1934.

Shackle, G. L. S.: Expectations, Investment and Income, 1938.

Shepherd, Henry L.: The Monetary Experience of Belgium, 1914-1936. Princeton University Press, 1936.

Shirras and Rostas: The Burden of British Taxation. Macmillan, 1943.

Taus, E. R.: Central Banking Functions of the U. S. Treasury. Columbia University Press, 1945.

Timlin, Mabel: Keynesian Economics, 1942.

Thornton, Henry: An Enquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain (1802). Farrar and Rinehart, 1939 (Introduction by Hayek).

Timoshenko, V.: World Agriculture and the Depression. University of Michigan, Bureau of Business Research, 1933.

Veblen, T.: Theory of Business Enterprise. Scribner’s, 1904.

Veblen, T.: The Engineers and the Price System. Huebsch, 1921.

Villard, H. H.: Deficit Spending and the National Income. Farrar and Rinehart, 1941.

Vineberg, P. F.: The French Franc and the Gold Standard. McGill University, 1938.

Westerfield, R. B.: Our Silver Debacle. Ronald Press, 1936.

Whittlesey, C. R.: (a) The Banking System and War Finance. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1943. (b) The Effect of War on Currency and Deposits. National Bureau, 1943. (c) Bank Liquidity and War. National Bureau, 1945.

Williams, J. H.: Argentine Trade under Inconvertible Paper. Harvard University Press, 1920.

Willis, H. P., and Beckhart, B. H.: Foreign Banking Systems. Holt, 1929.

Willis, J. B.: The Functions of the Commercial Banking System. New York: Kings Crown Press, 1943.

Wood, Elmer: English Theories of Central Banking Control, 1819-1858. Harvard University Press, 1939.

Youngman, A.: The Federal Reserve System in Wartime. National Bureau of Economic Research, 1945.



Allen, Newcomer and Shoup: “Taxation Problems”, Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1945.

Anderson, B. M.: “Keynes and Morgenthau Foreign Exchange Stabilization Plans”, Bankers Magazine, May 1943.

Angell, J. W.: “The 100% Reserve Plan”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1935.

Angell, J. W.: “Foreign Exchange”, Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Volume 6.

Belae, W. T. M. Jr., Kennedy, M. T., and Winn, W. J.: “Commodity Reserve Currency,” Journal of Political Economy, August, 1942.

Benham, F.: “Wartime Control of Prices”, Economica, Feb. 1942.

Bennion, E. G.: “Unemployment and the Theories of Schumpeter and Keynes”, Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1943.

Bergson, A.: “Prices, Wages, and Income Theory”, Econometrica, July-October, 1942.

Beveridge, W. H.: “Underemployment in the Trade Cycle”, Economic Journal, March, 1939.

Bloomfield, A. I.: “The Mechanism of Adjustment of the American Balance of Payments: 1919-1929”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 1943.

Bronfenbrenner, M.: The Role of Money in Equilibrium Capital Theory”, Econometrica, January, 1943.

Bronfenbrenner, M.: “Some Fundamentals in Liquidity Theory”, Quarterly Journal of Econ., May, 1945.

Clark, Colin: “The Determination of the Multiplier from National Income Statistics”, Economic Journal, September, 1938.

Copeland, M. A.: “The Capital Budget and the War Effort”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1943.

Currie, L.: “The Failure of Monetary Policy to Prevent the Depression of 1929-32”, Journal of Political Economy, April 1934.

Dolley, J. C.: “Ability of the Banking System to Absorb Government Bonds”, Journal of Political Economy, February, 1943.

Domar, E.: “The Burden of the Debt and the National Income”, Am. Econ. Rev., December, 1944.

Ebersole, J. F.: (a) “Banks can make more Postwar Jobs.” Harvard Business Review, Autumn, 1943. (b) “Government can Help Banks make more Jobs.” Harvard Business Review, Winter, 1944.

Eddy, George A.: “The Present Status of New Security Issues”, Review of Economic Statistics, August 1939.

Ellis, Howard: “Some Fundamentals in the Theory of Velocity”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May 1939.

Ellis, Howard: “Notes on Recent Business-Cycle Literature”, Review of Economic Statistics, August, 1938.

Federal Reserve Bulletin: “The Money and Banking System in War-time, Dec., 1943.

Fellner, William: “Monetary Policies and Hoarding in Periods of Stagnation”, Journal of Political Economy, June 1943.

Freeman and Bans, “Saving and Spending Patterns”, Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1944.

Friedman, Milton and Poole, K. E.: “The Spendings Tax,” Am. Econ. Rev., March 1943.

Goodwin, R. M.: “Keynesian and Other Interest Theories”, Review of Economic Statistics, February, 1943.

Graham, Benjamin: “The Critique of Commodity-Reserve Currency: A Point-by-Point Reply”, Journal of Political Economy, February, 1943.

Graham, F. D.: “100% Reserves: Comment”, American Economic Review, June, 1941.

Graham, F. D.: Keynes vs. Hayek in a Commodity Reserve Currency”, Econ. Journal, Dec., 1944. (See also Note by Lord Keynes)

Graham, F. D.: “Commodity-Reserve Currency: A Criticism of the Critique”, Journal of Political Economy, February, 1943.

Hagen and Kirkpatrick, “The National Output at Full Employment in 1950”, Am. Econ. Rev., Sept., 1944.

Hart, A. G.: “Model Building and Fiscal Policy”, Am. Econ. Rev., September, 1945.

Harris, S. E.: “American Gold Policy and Allied War Economics”, Economic Journal, September, 1940.

Harrod R. F.: “An Essay in Dynamic Theory”, Economic Journal, March, 1939.

Hayek, F. A.: “A Commodity-Reserve Currency”, Economic Journal, June-Sept., 1943.

Hansen, Alvin H.: “Three Methods of Expansion through Fiscal Policy”, Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1945.

Hansen, Musgrave and Chamberlain, “Notes on Fiscal Policy”, Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1945.

Henderson, J. S.: “Regional Differentials in Interest Rates”, So. Econ. J., Oct., 1944.

Hinshaw, “American Prosperity and the British Balance of Payments Problem”, Rev. of Econ. Stat., Feb., 1945.

Hicks, J. R.: “Mr. Keynes’ Theory of Employment”, Economic Journal, June, 1936.

Hicks, J. R.: “The Monetary Theory of D. H. Robertson”, Economica, February, 1942.

Hicks, J. R.: “Maintaining Capital Intact”, Economica, May, 1942.

Hicks, J. R.: “Saving and the Rate of Interest in War-time,” The Manchester School of Econ. and Soc. Studies, April, 1941.

Holden, G. R.: “Mr. Keynes’ Consumption Function and the Time-Preference Postulate”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 1938; see Keynes’ Reply, Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1938.

Horsefield, J. K.: “Currency Devaluation and Public Finance, 1929-1937”, Economica, August, 1939.

Jacobi, N. H.: “Government Loan Agencies and Commercial Banking”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1942.

Joseph, M F. W.: “The British White Paper on Employment Policy, Am. Econ. Rev., Sept., 1944.

Kaldor, Nicholas: “Capital Intensity and the Trade Cycle”, Economica, February, 1939.

Kaldor, Nicholas: “Stability and Full Employment”, Economic Journal, December, 1938.

Kalecki, M.: “The Short-Term Rate of Interest and Velocity of Cash Circulation”, Review of Economic Statistics, May, 1941.

Kalecki, M.: The Short-Term and the Long-Term Rate”, Oxford Economic Papers, No. 4, Sept., 1940.

Keynes, J. M.: “Alternative Theories of the Rate of Interest”, Economic Journal, June, 1937.

Keynes, J. M.: “The Objective of International Price Stability”, Economic Journal, June-September 1943.

Kondratieff, M. D.: “The Long Waves in Economic Life”, Review of Economic Statistics, November, 1935.

Lange, O.: “Is the American Economy Contracting”, Am. Econ. Rev., 1939, pp. 503-513.

Langer, H. C.: “Maintaining Full Employment”, Am. Econ. Rev. Dec., 1943.

Langum, J. K.: “The Statement of Supply and Use of Member Bank Reserve Funds”, Review of Economics Statistics, August, 1939.

Lanston, A. G.: “Crucial Problems of the Federal Debt”, Harvard Business Review, Winter, 1946.

Lehmann, Fritz: “One Hundred Per Cent Money”, Social Research, February, 1936.

Leland, S. E.: “Management of the Public Debt after the War”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev. June, 1944.

Leland, S. E.: “The Government, the Banks, and the Debt”, Commercial and Financial Chronicle, January 17, 1946.

Lerner, A. P.: “Mr. Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money”, International Labour Review, October 1936 and November 1937.

Lerner, A. P.: “Saving Equals Investment”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 1938.

Lerner, A. P.: Alternative Formulations of the Theory of Interest,” Economic Journal, June, 1938.

Lerner, Lange, Curtis, Lutz: “Saving and Investment”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1939.

Lerner, Simons, Graham and Others: “Planning and Paying for Full Employment”, Int’l Postwar Problems, October, 1945 and January, 1946.

Leser, C. E. V.: “The Consumer’s Demand for Money”, Econometrica, April, 1943.

Long, C. D.: “Long Cycles in the Building Industry, 1856-1935”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May, 1939.

Lusher, D. W.: “The Structure of Interest Rates and the Keynesian Theory of Interest”, Journal of Political Economy, April, 1942.

Lutz, F. A.: “The Interest Rate and Investment in a Dynamic Economy, “ Am. Econ. Rev., December, 1945.

Lutz, F. A.: “The Outcome of the Saving-Investment Discussion”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1938.

Lutz, F. A.: “Velocity Analysis and the Theory of the Creation of Deposits”, Economica, May 1939.

Machlup, F.: “Period Analysis and the Multiplier Theory”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1939.

Machlup, F.: “The Theory of Foreign Exchanges”, Economica, Nov., 1939.

Marget, A. W.: “The Monetary Aspects of the Walrasian System”, Journal of Political Economy, April 1935.

Marget, A. W.: “Leon Walras and the ‘Cash-Balance’ Approach to the Problem of the Value of Money”, Journal of Political Economy, October, 1931.

McLeod, G. N.: “The Financing of Employment Maintaining Expenditures”, Am. Econ. Rev., Sept., 1945.

Metzler, L. A.: “Underemployment Equilibrium in International Trade,” Econometrica, April, 1942.

Millikan, M.: “The Liquidity Preference Theory of Interest”, Am. Econ. Rev. 1938, pp. 247-260.

Millikan, M., and others: “General Interest Theory”, Am. Econ. Rev., Supplement, 1938, pp. 69-72.

Moonitz, Maurice: “The Risk of Obsolescence and the Importance of the Rate of Interest”, Journal of Political Economy, August, 1943.

Morgan, E. V.: “The Future of Interest Rates”, Economic Journal, Dec., 1944.

Morgan, Theodore: “Interest, Time Preference and the Yield of Capital”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1945.

Morgenstern, O. “On the International Spread of Business Cycles”, Journal of Pol. Econ., August, 1943.

Mosak, J.: “National Budgets and National Policy”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1946.

Nussbaum, A.: “The Meaning of Inflation”, Political Science Quarterly, March, 1943.

Ohlin, Robertson, Hawtrey: “Alternative Theories of the Rate of Interest: Three Rejoinders”, Economic Journal, September, 1937.

Ohlin, B.: Some Notes on the Stockholm Theory of Savings and Investment”, Economic Journal, March 1937, June, 1937.

Ohlin, B.: “Mechanism and Objectives of Exchange Control”, Supplement to American Economic Review, March 1937.

Palmer, P. F.: “The Control of Post-War Inflation”, Bulletin of National Tax Association, February, 1943.

Pierson, J. H. G.: “The Underwriting of Aggregate Consumer Spending as a Pillar of Full Employment Policy”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1944.

Pigou, A. C.: “The Classical Stationary State”, Econ. Journal, December, 1943, (See also comment by Kalecki in Economic Journal, April, 1944.)

Plumptre, A. F. W.: “Interest Rates and Bank Credit in the British Dominions”, Economic Journal, June, 1939.

Polak, J. J.: “Balance of Payment Problems of Countries Reconstructing with the Help of Foreign Loans”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February, 1943.

Pumphrey, L. M.: “The Exchange Equalization Account of Great Britain”, American Economic Review, December, 1942.

Robinson, Joan: The Concept of Hoarding”, Economic Journal, June, 1938.

Robinson, Joan: “The International Currency Proposals”, Economic Journal, June-September, 1943.

Robinson, R. I.: “Money Supply and Liquid Asset Formation”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1946.

Salant, W. S.: “The Demand for Money and the Concept of Income Velocity”, Journal of Political Economy, June, 1941.

Samuelson, P.: “Interactions between the Multiplier Analysis and the Principle of Acceleration”, Review of Economic Statistics, May, 1939.

Samuelson, P.: “Dynamics, Statics, and the Stationary State”, Review of Economic Statistics, February, 1943.

Samuelson, P.: “Fiscal Policy and Income Determination”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1942.

Samuelson, P.: “The Rate of Interest under Ideal Conditions”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, February, 1939.

Savage, T. E.: “Banks and Consumer Credit”, Bankers Magazine, February, 1943.

Schumpeter, J. A.: “An Analysis of Economic Change”, Review of Economic Statistics, May, 1935.

Seltzer, L.H.: (a) “Direct versus Fiscal and Institutional Factors”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev., Feb., 1941. (b) “Postwar Domestic Monetary Problems”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1944. (c) “The Changed Environment of Monetary and Banking Policy”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev. May, 1946.

Shapiro, S.: “The Distribution of Deposits and Currency in the United States, 1929-1939”, Journal of the American Statistical Association. Dec. 1943.

Shirras, G. F.: “The Position and Prospects of Gold,” Economic Journal, June-Sept., 1940.

Shoup, Carl: “Problems in War Finance”, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1943.

Simmons, E. C.: “Treasury Deposits and Excess Reserves”, Journal of Political Economy, June, 1940.

Simons, H. C.: “Rules versus Authority in Monetary Policy”, Journal of Political Economy, February, 1936.

Simons, H. C.: “Hansen on Fiscal Policy”, Journal of Political Economy, April, 1942.

Smithies, A.: “The Quantity of Money and the Rate of Interest”, Review of Economic Statistics, February, 1943.

Smithies, A.: “The Behavior of Monetary National Income Under Inflationary Conditions”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1942.

Smithies, A.: “Full Employment in a Free Society”, Am. Econ. Rev. June, 1945.

Somers, H. M.: “Rules versus Authority in Monetary Policy”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May, 1941.

Spere, Herbert, and Leavitt, John A.: “Inflation as a Post-War Problem”, Journal of Political Economy, August, 1943.

Stettner, W. F.: “Sir James Stewart on the Public Debt”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, May, 1945.

Stolper, W. F.: “Monetary Equilibrium and Business-Cycle Theory”, Review of Economic Statistics, February, 1943.

Stone, R.: “National Income in the United Kingdom and the United States of America,” Review of Economic Studies: Winter, 1942-43.

Stone, R.: “The National Income, Output, and Expenditure of U.S.A. 1929-41,” Economic Journal, June-Sept., 1942.

Viner, Jacob: “Mr. Keynes on the Causes of Unemployment: A Review” Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1936.

Viner, Jacob: “Inflation: Menace or Bogey?” Yale Review: Summer, 1942.

Watkins, L. L.: “The Expansion Power of the English Banking System,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, November, 1938.

Whittlesey, C. R.: “Problems of Our Domestic Money and Banking System”, Supplement, Am. Econ. Rev., March, 1944.

Whittlesey, C. R.: “Reserve Requirements and the Integration of Credit Policies,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, August, 1944.

Williams, John H.: “The Adequacy of Existing Mechanisms under Varying Circumstances” Supplement to American Economic Review, March, 1937.

Williams, John H.: “Fiscal Policy and Preparedness”, Proceedings, Academy of Political Science, May, 1939.

Williams, John H.: “Economic and Monetary Aspects of the Defense Program”, Federal Reserve Bulletin, February, 1941.

Williams, John H.: “Economic Consequences of Deficit Financing”, Am. Econ. Rev., Supplement, 1940, pp. 52-66.

Williams, John H.: “The Keynes and White Plans”, Foreign Affairs, July, 1943.

Williams, John H., and Jacoby, N. H.: “The Changing Position of the Banking System and its Implications for Monetary Policy”, Supplement to American Economic Review, March, 1942.

Williams, R. S.: “Fiscal Policy and Propensity to Consume”, Econ. Journ., Dec., 1945.

Winn, Willis J.: Commodity-Reserve Currency: A Rejoinder”, Journal of Political Economy, April, 1943.

Wright, D. McC.: “The Future of Keynesian economics,” Am. Econ. Rev., June, 1945.

Wright, D. McC., “Moulton’s: The New Philosophy of Public Debt”, Am. Econ. Rev., Sept., 1943.


Source: Harvard University Archives. Syllabi, course outlines and reading lists in Economics, 1895-2003 (HUC 8522.2.1) Box 4, Folder “Economics, 1946-47 (2 of 2)”.

Image Source: Alvin H. Hansen and John H. Williams in Harvard Class Album 1942.

Irwin Collier

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2 thoughts on “Harvard. General Bibliography for Hansen and Williams’ Money and Banking, 1946-47

  1. An impressively long list but a glaring omission is Knut Wicksell’s “Interest and Prices”, perhaps was either not known or not appreciated by Hansen and Williams.

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