Francois R. Velde

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

230 South LaSalle Street

Economic Research

Chicago, IL 60604-1413

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Following the Yellow Brick Road: How the United States Adopted the Gold Standard

Economic Perspectives, 4th Quarter, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Apr 2003
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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2.

Government Equity and Money: John Law's System in 1720 France

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2003-31
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Mar 2004
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 256 (82,260)
Citation 3

Abstract:

ohn Law, government equity, bubble, debt conversion

3.

The Recession of 1937: A Cautionary Tale

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 16-37, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 139 (153,804)
Citation 1

Abstract:

recession of 1937, Business Fluctuations, Cycles, Economic History, U.S., Canada

4.

An Alternative Measure of Inflation

Economic Perspectives, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 120 (186,411)
Citation 3

Abstract:

core inflation, Kalman filter, state space models, Forecasting and Simulation

5.

The Crime of 1873: Back to the Scene

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2002-29
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 May 2003
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 106 (203,522)

Abstract:

Bimetallism, monometallism, commodity money, exchange rate indeterminacy

6.

Chronicles of a Deflation Unforetold

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 76 (251,541)
Citation 1

Abstract:

monetary policy, price and wage rigidities, deflation, recession

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Early Public Banks

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
William Roberds and Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 50 (339,024)

Abstract:

central banks, exchange banks, public banks

Early Public Banks

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2014-9
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
William Roberds and Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 16 (490,968)

Abstract:

central banks, exchange banks, public banks

8.

The Case of the Undying Debt

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-12
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 64 (239,152)

Abstract:

life annuities, government debt, default, Bouillon

9.

Avoiding a Meltdown: Managing the Value of Small Change

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Feb 2008
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 64 (251,541)

Abstract:

small change; denomination; minting and melting points; coinage; token; Monetary Systems; Standards; Regimes; Government and the Monetary System; Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers

10.

The Life and Times of Nicolas Dutot

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-10
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Nov 2009
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 31 (361,687)

Abstract:

Dutot, biography, early monetary theory, history of price indices, pre-classical economic thought

11.

On the Evolution of Specie: Circulation and Weight Loss in 18th and 19th Century Coinage

Banque de France Working Paper No. 422
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 15 (412,071)
Citation 2

Abstract:

coin circulation, coin wear, abrasion, velocity, denomination, gold, silver

12.

Why Have Interest Rates Fallen Far Below the Return on Capital

Banque de France Working Paper No. 630
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jun 2017
Magali Marx, BenoƮt Mojon and Francois R. Velde
Banque de France, Banque de France and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Abstract:

secular stagnation, interest rates, risk, return on capital

13.

A Model of Bimetallism

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 108, No. 6, December 2000
Posted: 03 Apr 2001
Francois R. Velde and Warren E. Weber
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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