TITLE

The President and the Debt

PUB. DATE
March 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;3/20/44, Vol. 110 Issue 12, p367
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the public debt and presents views of professor Alvin H. Hansen and economist Harold G. Moulton on it. Belief of Hansen in permanent deficit financing; Reference to the book "The New Philosophy of the Brookings Institution," written by Moulton; Definition of the public debt, according to Hansen; Opinion of Moulton on the fiscal policy described by Hansen; Agreement of both about the danger of a large debt; Difference between the views of Hansen and Moulton; Significance of the controversy between Hansen and Moulton.
ACCESSION #
14668949

 

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