Sticking with Burns

July 1977
National Review;7/22/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p817
The article presents a proposal for the reappointment of Arthur Burns as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. An evaluation of Burns' record, with due consideration of the technical and political constraints, is offered. It also discusses the slowdown of growth of bank reserves, the control of money supply, and the approach of Bert Lance on inflation.


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