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  • n. An economist who is an advocate of monetarism.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or advocating monetarism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who adheres to the theory of monetarism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money


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  • “I remember,” he recalled, “saying the word monetarist and almost spitting it out.”


  • "His influence on the FOMC is, I would imagine, substantial, particularly because he was known as a monetarist and an inflation hawk when he joined the Fed and now he appears to have joined forces at least temporarily with those in the dovish camp," said Gramley, a senior adviser at Potomac Research Group in Washington. -- Top News

  • He's something of a monetarist, which is okay; monetarists are good on the consequences of grossly inflating the currency. it's like nobody has ever been through a recession before ...

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  • Neo-Keynesians are, roughly speaking, the positions that used to be called monetarist and “Keynesian,” though even the monetarists scruple at the more ethusiastic forms of New Classical theory.

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  • I was first called a monetarist after a speech I made in 1975 in which, after noting that it was very much in the public interest that the drift into deepening inflation in Canada be halted and reversed, I went on to say that, Whatever else may need to be done to bring inflation under control, it is absolutely essential to keep the rate of monetary expansion within reasonable limits.

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  • Their solution to economic troubles is to first and foremost control inflation - also known as monetarist theory.

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  • Methods are altered in important details, but the common goal, called monetarist imperialism, remains ultimately the same from ancient Delphi to a modern Keynes, and beyond, today.

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  • This "monetarist" system was pioneered by Rockefeller-family funded economists at the University of Chicago.

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  • Your view of the "monetarist" is confusing. by David Chamberlain on Sunday, Nov 23, 2008 at 5: 59: 35 AM

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  • In brief, I regard any notion that the Bank of Canada will be able, or will even want, to follow an independent "monetarist" course to be an academic debater's dream.

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