An Outline of International Price Theories by Chi-Yuen Wu

By Chi-Yuen Wu

Masking the interval 1550 - 1939, this publication examines the historical past 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 comprises an in depth Bibliography of every interval mentioned in addition to entire indices of topics and names. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Gerrard de Malynes (fl. 1586-1641), the son of an English Mint master, himself became an Assay Master of the Mint and in 1609 was appointed commissioner on Mint affairs. He had wide experience in trade and was frequently employed by Elizabeth and James I as an adviser on commercial questions. His writings, which bear on the present section, are : A Treatise of the Caker of England's Commonwealth (London, 1601) and England's View in Unmasking of two Paradoxes (by De Malestroit) with a Replication unto the answer of Jean Bodin (London, 1603).

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 ". It is believed that during these negotiations he " must have been brought into close relations with " Thomas Mun. Misselden became deputy-governor of the Merchant Adventurers' Company at Delft in 1623. He held that post until 1633. 8 Thomas Mun (1571-1641) " appears to have been early engaged in mercantile affairs in the Mediterranean, especially in Italy and the Levant " .

He had wide experience in trade and was frequently employed by Elizabeth and James I as an adviser on commercial questions. His writings, which bear on the present section, are : A Treatise of the Caker of England's Commonwealth (London, 1601) and England's View in Unmasking of two Paradoxes (by De Malestroit) with a Replication unto the answer of Jean Bodin (London, 1603). For his later writings see Sec. 5. 1 Treatise of the Caker, p. 2. , p. 3. 8 It followed as a logical corollary that the debasement of coins would not cause the transportation of bullion, so long as the moneys were exchanged " value for value ", 8 It was " the abuse of the exchange for money " that constituted " the very efficient cause of this disease ", 4 for : [A] If the exchange with vs here be low, so that more will bee giuen for our money being carried in specie, then by bill 5of exchange can be had, then our money is transported.

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