TITLE

Leon Henderson's Future

AUTHOR(S)
Straight, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;7/14/41, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on measures introduced by administrator of the U.S. Office of Price Administration and Civilian Supply, Leon Henderson, for fixing prices. Course of wholesale prices during the Second World War; Comments of U.S. financier Bernard M. Baruch on the amount wasted by the country following a delayed price control action after inflation; Requirement of both, statutory power to stabilize all prices and cooperation of other government agencies, to fix prices; Reasons for the failure of war-time price fixing as stated by Baruch.
ACCESSION #
14710096

 

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