TITLE

Money Matters

AUTHOR(S)
A.R.
PUB. DATE
November 1975
SOURCE
National Review;11/7/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p1223
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relationship between money supply and inflation. Economists have argued that the trend of the rate of increase in the money supply over a sustained period to a great extent determines the general trend of inflation. A study by economist Michael Levy of the Conference Board, a business research organization, claims that monetarism overrates the short-term influence of money growth on inflation. Levy's version of a monetarist equation shows inflation at 5.9 percent in the first quarter of 1976 with a 5 percent rate of growth in the money supply, and 5 percent inflation with a 10 percent rate of growth.
ACCESSION #
6069201

 

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