The Theory of Interest

Fisher, Irving
(1867-1947)
CEE
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Editor/Trans.
First Pub. Date
1930
Publisher/Edition
New York: The Macmillan Co.
Pub. Date
1930
Comments
1st edition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
About the Book and Author
Dedication
Errata
Preface
Suggestions to Readers
Part I. INTRODUCTION
I.I. Income and Capital
I.II. Money Interest and Real Interest
I.III. Some Common Pitfalls
Part II. THE THEORY IN WORDS
II.IV. Time Preference (Human Impatience)
II.V. First Approximation to the Theory of Interest (Assuming Each Person's Income Stream Foreknown and Unchangeable Except by Loans)
II.VII. Second Approximation to the Theory of Interest (Assuming Income Modifiable (1) by Loans and (2) by Other Means)
II.VIII. The Investment Opportunity Principles
II.VIIII. Discussion of the Second Approximation
II.IX. Third Approximation to the Theory of Interest (Assuming Income Uncertain)
Part III. THE THEORY IN MATHEMATICS
III.X. First Approximation in Geometric Terms
III.XI. Second Approximation in Geometric Terms
III.XII. First Approximation in Terms of Formulas
III.XIII. Second Approximation in Terms of Formulas
III.XIV. The Third Approximation Unadapted to Mathematical Formulation
Part IV. FURTHER DISCUSSION
IV.XV. The Place of Interest in Economics
IV.XVI. Relation of Discovery and Invention to Interest Rates
IV.XVII. Personal and Business Loans
IV.XVIII. Some Illustrative Facts
IV.XIX. The Relation of Interest to Money and Prices
IV.XX. Objections Considered
IV.XXI. Summary
Appendix to Chapter I.
Appendix to Chapter X.
Appendix to Chapter XII.
Appendix to Chapter XIII.
Appendix to Chapter XIX.
Appendix to Chapter XX.
Bibliography
Footnotes
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