The Goal We Aim For

November 1944
New Republic;11/27/44, Vol. 111 Issue 22, Special Section p711
Outlines strategies for attaining full employment and full production during the postwar period. Estimated employment target and desirable value of total product by 1950; Computations for income and spending under a trial budget for the national economy; Ideal of letting private enterprise expand enough to fill the gap caused by the cessation of governmental war spending; Technical possibility for a steady increase in wages and reduction of prices; Unrealistic expectation that private industry will consent to the abolition of all monopolistic practices that tend to hold up prices.


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