Irving Fisher

Irving Fisher

was an American economist, health campaigner, and eugenicist, and one of the earliest American neoclassical economists, though his later work on debt deflation often regarded as belonging instead to t
The real scientific study of the distribution of wealth has, we must confess, scarcely begun. The conventional academic study of the so-called theory of distribution into rent, interest, wages, and profits is only remotely related to the subject. This subject, the causes and cures for the actual distribution of capital and income among real persons, is one of the many now in need of our best efforts as scientific students of society.More Irving Fisher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thus, our national circulating medium is now at the mercy of loan transactions of banks, which lend, not money, but promises to supply money they do not possessMore Irving Fisher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Stocks have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.More Irving Fisher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There may be a recession in stock prices, but not anything in the nature of a crash.More Irving Fisher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For the immediate future, at least, the outlook (stocks) is bright.More Irving Fisher quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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