Francois R. Velde

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

230 South LaSalle Street

Economic Research

Chicago, IL 60604-1413

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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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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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 383 (83,457)
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ohn Law, government equity, bubble, debt conversion

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

Why Have Interest Rates Fallen Far Below the Return on Capital

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2018-1
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Magali Marx, Benoit Mojon and Francois R. Velde
Banque de France, Banque de France and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Interest rates, secular stagnation, risk, return on capital

Why Have Interest Rates Fallen Far Below the Return on Capital

BIS Working Paper No. 794
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Magali Marx, Benoît Mojon and Francois R. Velde
Banque de France, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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secular stagnation, interest rates, risk, return on capital

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, Benoît Mojon and Francois R. Velde
Banque de France, Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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secular stagnation, interest rates, risk, return on capital

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What Happened to the US Economy During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? A View Through High-Frequency Data

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2020-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 142 (222,556)
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1918 influenza epidemic, US economy, business cycles, recession

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An Alternative Measure of Inflation

Economic Perspectives, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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core inflation, Kalman filter, state space models, Forecasting and Simulation

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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
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life annuities, government debt, default, Bouillon

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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
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Bimetallism, monometallism, commodity money, exchange rate indeterminacy

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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
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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
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central banks, exchange banks, public banks

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

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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 105 (277,170)
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monetary policy, price and wage rigidities, deflation, recession

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What Happened to the Us Economy During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? A View Through High-Frequency Data

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP 2020-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Apr 2020
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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1918 Flu Pandemic, Labor Supply, Covid-19

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

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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
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Citation 19

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

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An Analysis of Revenues at the Comédie Française, 1680-1793

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2017-24
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Entertainment industry, history of theater, oligopoly, France, Paris, Comédie Française

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Lottery Loans in the Eighteenth Century

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2018-7
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Francois R. Velde
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Lotteries, behavioral finance, cumulative prospect theory, Great Britain, government debt

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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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