Indian Currency and Finance
By John Maynard Keynes
Published in 1913, this is the first book from the renowned economist, and demonstrates the beginnings of the philosophies of macroeconomics and government intervention into economic matters that would characterize his later work. Here, Keynes discusses ... how changing from a silver to a gold standard impacted the Indian economy . a brief history of the gold standard . some surprising differences between coins and paper currency . governmental policies regarding reserves and cash balances . the strengths and weaknesses of the Indian banking system.
British economist JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES (1883-1946) also wrote The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919), The End of Laissez-Faire (1926), The Means to Prosperity (1933), and General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936). ALSO FROM COSIMO: Keynes's A Treatise on Probability and The Economic Consequences of Peace.