Profiles

Home | Profile | Edwin Walter Kemmerer
  • EdwinWalterKemmerer.jpg

Edwin Walter Kemmerer

Works Published inMises Daily Article

Edwin Walter Kemmerer (1875–1945) was a professor of economics at Princeton University. He became famous as a "money doctor" or economic adviser to foreign governments all around the world, promoting plans based on strong currencies and balanced budgets.

All Works

What Constitutes a Gold Standard

Gold Standard

01/05/2011Mises Daily Articles
The generic gold standard may be briefly defined as a monetary system where the unit of value — in terms of which prices, wages, and debts are customarily expressed and paid — consists of the value of a fixed quantity of gold in a large international market.

Read more

Gold and the Gold Standard

Global EconomyMoney and Banking

06/03/1944Books
Edwin Walter Kemmerer was a firm advocate of the gold standard, writing in the classical and Misesian tradition between 1923–1933, he favored hard money with convertibility domestic and international...

Read more

Follow Mises Institute

Shield icon audience