By Chi-Yuen Wu
Overlaying the interval 1550 - 1939, this booklet examines the heritage and improvement of theories of overseas pricing and trade.The paintings of the next economists is roofed: Locke, Barbon, Vaderlint, Harris, Hume, Smith, Ricardo, Malthus, Bosanquet, Mill, Torrens, Marshall, Haberler, Austin, Stirling, Chevalier, Carines, Jevons, Leslie, Goschen, Bagehot, Wicksell, Sidgwick, Pigou, Viner, Heckscher, Ohlin, Keynes, Taussig, and Pareto.The quantity contains an in depth Bibliography of every interval mentioned in addition to accomplished indices of matters and names. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
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The mere recognition of a relationship among those factors was an important advance in economic thought, although the views that the bullionists held were largely unsound. This controversy deserves, moreover, to be remembered as having led to the formulation of definite proposals for the control of foreign exchange. 4. GERRARD DE MALYNES The last writer of importance in this period was de Malynes. 3 It is in connection with the former that he restated the bullionistic view of foreign exchange and it is in connection with the latter that he re-examined the doctrine of John 6odin and his contemporaries.
We have used the reprint in McCullock, Early English Tracts in Commerce, pp. 115-209. * Edward Misselden (fl. 1608-1654), a prominent merchant, was connected with the East India Company at about the time during which he wrote on economic matters. His economic writings were primarily called forth by the appointment of the standing commission on trade in 1622 and were published, as shown in the preceding note, between 1622 and 1623. In October, 1623, he left England, and " the East India Company invited him to act as one of their commissioners at Amsterdam to negotiate a private treaty with the Dutch ".
10). See also England's View, pp. 7 and 9. g. e. bills of exchange. But in the quotation cited the word " money " is unmistakably used in the modern sense. 1 Professor J. W. Angell has said of Malynes that he was one who considered the value of money as " something absolute and unchanging " (The Theory of International Prices, p. 18). That is certainly incorrect. • England's View, p. 65. , pp. 65 f. * Caker, p. 35. 1 Ouer-ballaunce [of trade] . . * If we might be permitted to connect those passages together and express them in the form of causal sequence, we could present a theory of international price relationships which would run as follows : Low exchange—outflow of specie—relative scarcity of money at home (and plenty of money in foreign countries)—fall of domestic prices (and rise of prices abroad)—" buying dear and selling cheap "—overbalance of trade—outflow of specie.
An Outline of International Price Theories by Chi-Yuen Wu