By Eric Foner
An abridged model of Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, the definitive learn of the aftermath of the Civil conflict, winner of the Bancroft Prize, Avery O. Craven Prize, Los Angeles Times e-book Award, Francis Parkman Prize, and Lionel Trilling Prize.
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An increase in this aggregate, in real terms, engineered by institutional changes that reduce the cost of holding it, will increase the stock liquidity in the economy at any given level of income and thereby reduce its marginal return. An increase in income will generate an increase in the demand for this aggregate, along with the demand for liquidity in general, as the volume of transactions increases. This will cause the marginal value of the monetary aggregate to rise at each quantity. Following the convention of treating the marginal cost of holding the aggregate as directly related to the nominal interest rate, a standard demand-for-money function portrayed in Fig.
4) where r˜ is the interest rate in the rest of the world, ρ is the risk premium on domestic assets and EQ is the expected rate of change in the domestic real exchange rate with respect to the rest of the world. The latter 8 An old-style Keynesian would draw attention to the fact that the effectiveness of monetary policy hinges on the assumption that the AA curve is positively sloped – that is, the demand for money is not perfectly elastic with respect to the rate of interest so as to result in a liquidity trap.
The decline in the real interest rate and the resulting rise in the present value of additions to the capital stock required to stimulate investment by the amount of the random increase in income cannot occur. The upward shock to full-employment income will be completely offset by an equivalent rise in unemployment. r G A A rf rf A G A Yf Yf Y Fig. 5. The effects of unanticipated temporary random shocks to the fullemployment output level in a closed or large world-dominant economy. This last situation, as the model portrays it, strains one’s view of reality.
A Short History of Reconstruction by Eric Foner