Macropolicy in the Rise and Fall of the Golden AgeRosemary Martins

Nevertheless, in Robertson's (1926) and a number of articles, most of which are collected in (1931), are to be found, partially concealed by clumsy mathematics and confusing terminology, attempts to work real factors (such as saving and investment) into a discussion that had been previously dominated by purely monetary variables (such as the quantity of money).

M. Friedman (1968) "The Role of Monetary Policy", , Vol. 58, p.1-17.

Robertson, Essays in Monetary Theory, South African Journal of Economics, Vol 8

N. Kaldor (1970) "The New Monetarism", ,July, p.1-18.

"A general rise in prices is therefore only conceivable on the supposition that the general demand has for some reason become, or is expected to become, greater than supply. This may seem paradoxical, because we have accustomed ourselves, with J.B. Say, to regard goods themselves as reciprocally constituting and limiting the demand for each other. And indeed ultimately they do so; here, however, we are concerned with precisely what occurs, in the first place, with the middle link...Any theory of money worthy of the name must be able to show how and why the monetary or pecuniary demand for goods exceeds or falls short of the supply of goods in given conditions"

Essays in monetary theory: Dennis Holme Robertson: …

"Money is not, properly speaking, one of the subjects of commerce, but only the instrument which men have agreed upon to facilitate exchange of one commodity for another. It is none of the wheels of trade: It is the oil which renders the motion of the wheels more smooth and easy. If we consider any one kingdom by itself, it is evident that the greater or less plenty of money is of no consequence."

W.S. Brainard (1967) "Uncertainty and the Effectiveness ofPolicy", , Vol. 57 (2), p.411-25.

Peer editing essays; Essays in monetary theory robertson;

From 1943 to 2001, the International Economics Section (formerly the International Finance Section) published short monographs and policy essays in three series: Essays in International Economics (previously Essays in International Finance), Princeton Studies in International Economics (previously Princeton Studies in International Finance), and Special Papers in International Economics.

Essays in Monetary Theory, London

During World War II Robertson handled financial relations between Great Britain and the United States and played an important role in the Bretton Woods Monetary Conference.

B.M. Friedman (1975) "Targets, Instruments and Indicators of MonetaryPolicy", , Vol. 1, p.443-73.

Essays in Monetary Theory by D H Robertson | …

Robertson was elected reader in economics at CambridgeUniversity in 1930; he remained at Cambridge until 1938. At thattime he was named the professor of economicsat the University of London. He resigned this post in 1944 toreturn to Cambridge as professor of political economy, a positionthat he held until his retirement in 1957.

A.P. Lerner (1939) "The Relation of Wage Policies and PricePolicies", , Vol. 89, p.

Essays in Monetary Theory, 1940

His work has been characterised as "brave and eclectic". AtCambridge he was generally considered to be a staunch ,but in reality his inspiration was more "Continental" in origin. Heintroduced a business cycle theory (1915) in the Continentaltradition and his highly successful little 1922 textbook and hismore elaborate 1926 volume on monetary theory was littered withinsights derived from and the Stockholm School(as well as quotations from - a perennial Robertsonian habit).

A.W. Phillips (1957)

Three Essays On The History Of Monetary Theory And …

Also to be found are the origins of period analysis, which became so useful to economists in the following decade.With the publication of Keynes's (1930) a rift developed between Robertson and Keynes for reasons that are not entirely clear.