Topic: Economic Theory

The Survival of Capitalism

– March 18, 1935

Out of a welter of confusing business and political trends there now and then appear indications of improvement in basic conditions which are obscured by the more spectacular events of the day. For instance, the steady and substantial increase which ha …


Utility Regulation

– December 24, 1934

Coming Effects of Current Events; A Re-Distribution of Wealth; Commercial Failures; Supply, Demand, and Prices Power production has moved up another notch and is now within 2.7 percent of the all time high recorded for the week ending December 21, 1929 …


Increased Savings Deposits

– December 17, 1934

Coming Effects of Current Events; Possible Favorable Developments; Supply, Demand, and Prices Further evidence of increasing industrial production is the principal feature of the week’s news. Electric power output has risen to the largest total during …


Administration Plans?

– December 10, 1934

During the American Bankers Association convention more than a month ago, a few stalwart souls had the temerity to suggest that sound hanking was still desirable in spite of the new economics which is the quicksand foundation of the “New Deal.” There w …


The Budget Again

– December 3, 1934

If it may be assumed that the recent remarks of administration leaders reflect their honest convictions and are not merely an attempt to bolster business confidence with more words, prospects for the future have materially brightened. Mr. Richberg has …


The Institute’s Price Index

– December 1, 1934

Trends discussed in the latest weekly bulletin continue unchanged; electric  power production is at a five year peak; car loadings hold up and steel activity advances. Price-fixing provisions of NRA codes seem doomed to eventual elimination. The Instit …


Coming Effects of Current Events (Part 2)

– November 19, 1934

Research Reports – 11/19/1934  


What the President Did Not Say

– November 5, 1934

Research Reports – 11/05/1934 Those who were anticipating definite information regarding the administration’s plans for the future of the dollar were disappointed. So likewise were those who hoped for promises to balance the budget. Therefore, the door …