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Policies and controls in a war-burdened economy

Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. Committee on Economic Policy.

Policies and controls in a war-burdened economy

a report ... September 1950.

by Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. Committee on Economic Policy.

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The usual goals of monetary policy are to achieve or maintain full employment, to achieve or maintain a high rate of economic growth, and to stabilize prices and the early 20th century, monetary policy was thought by most experts to be of little use in influencing the economy.

Inflationary trends after World War II, however, caused governments to adopt measures that reduced. The economics of war can be defined as the study of the allocation of resources, including manpower, natural resources, instruments and agents of production employed for the prosecution of war.

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The division of the country sample. Policies in the United States and Selected European Countries. By Kurt Braun. Washington, Brookings Institution, pp. A comparative and historical review of the policies and practices of unions and employers; of legislation and of court decisions in the United States and certain foreign countries, principally Great Britain, France.

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Policies have frequently been based on limited data and questionable assumptions. The paucity of quantitative and qualitative data on the war economy has held back efforts to respond to the problem. War Economy: The organization of a country's production capacity and distribution during a time of conflict.

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For the original text, please visit the Foundation for Economic Education here. WAR ECONOMY 1. War and the Market Economy. Democracy is the corollary of the market economy in domestic affairs; peace is its corollary in foreign policy.

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