A Compensated Dollar

Irving Fisher
The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Vol. 27, No. 2 (Feb., 1913), pp. 213-235
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1881902
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A Compensated Dollar


A dollar constant in purchasing power is needed, 214.--The purchasing power of gold varies, 215.--The plan for a compensated dollar, 217.--The use of index numbers, 220.--No change in coinage, 222.--"Brassage" and redemption-bullion, 22.--Two prices of gold, m int-price and redemption-price, 227.--The plan briefly summarized, 228.--Illustration of its working if it had been adopted in 1897, 22.

Notes and References

This item contains 4 references.

  • 1
    Irving Fisher, in The American Economic Review, September, 1912.
  • 2
    Contem- porary Review, March, 1887, " Remedies for Fluctuations in General Prices," p. 371
  • 1
    The Purchasing Power of Money, ch. x
  • 1
    Conant " The Gold Exchange Standard in the Light of Experience," Economic Journal, June, 1909, pp. 190-200.