TITLE

On High Interest Rates

PUB. DATE
September 1981
SOURCE
National Review;9/4/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p1001
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on several factors that contributed to the high interest rates in the U.S. Some blamed the tight monetary policy of the Federal Reserve Board for the increase in interest rates. Still others claim that it is due to the budget deficit and tax cuts. The gold-standard advocates cite the devaluation and depreciation of the dollar. Also, there are claims that taxing personal savings heavily and subsidizing borrowing have taken their tool and also contributed to the increasing interest rates.
ACCESSION #
6066047

 

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