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The economics of wage controls

K. Holden

The economics of wage controls

by K. Holden

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wage-price policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementK. Holden, D.A. Peel and J.L. Thompson.
    ContributionsPeel, D. 1950-, Thompson, John L., 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.W24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(200)p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22772414M
    ISBN 100333413911, 033341392X

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Incomes policies in economics are economy-wide wage and price controls, most commonly instituted as a response to inflation, and usually seeking to establish wages and prices below free market level. Incomes policies have often been resorted to during wartime.

During the French Revolution, "The Law of the Maximum" imposed price controls (by penalty of death) in an unsuccessful attempt to curb. -Robert Schuettinger & Eamonn Butler, Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How Not to Fight Inflation Egypt had Interesting Quotes: "Egyptian workers during [the third century BC] suffered badly from the abuses of the state intervention of the economy, especially from the 'bronze law,' an economic theory which maintained that wages could /5(10).

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E Demonstrate how government wage and price controls, such as rent controls and minimum wage laws, create shortages and surpluses. (E) E.

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This outstanding history illustrates the utter futility of fighting the market process through legislation. Wage Controls in The last major attempt by the central government of Massachusetts to control wages in peacetime came in The scarcity of money — scarce in comparison to prices common the year before —had disrupted the economic life of New : Gary North.

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Professor Jim Cox introduces topics ranging from entrepreneurship, wages, money, trade, and inflation to the consequences of price controls and anti-price gouging laws. Price controls can take the form of maximum and minimum prices. They are a way to regulate prices and set either above or below the market equilibrium: Maximum prices can reduce the price of food to make it more affordable, but the drawback is a .