Definition of Monetarist

1. Noun. An advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money.

Specialized synonyms: Bimetallist
Generic synonyms: Economic Expert, Economist
Derivative terms: Monetarism

Definition of Monetarist

1. Noun. An economist who is an advocate of monetarism. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or advocating monetarism. ¹

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Definition of Monetarist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monetarist

monetarist (current term)
monetary fund
monetary impotence
monetary instrument
monetary policy
monetary resource
monetary standard
monetary system
monetary unit
monetary units
monetary value

Literary usage of Monetarist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gold Standard: Perspectives in the Austrian School by Llewellyn H Rockwell, Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. (1992)
"While the monetarist scenario is admittedly one theoretically ... In fact the monetarist predictions come to grief precisely because they ignore (which ..."

2. Capital (1888)
"The viewpoint is essentially monetarist and while the individual components of the inflationary picture have been brought out, there is no comprehensive ..."

3. Latin America Today by Pablo González Casanova (1993)
"monetarist Counterrevolution: Theory, politics, economy, and ideology of ... monetarist Counterrevolution, op. cit.. p. 468. 138. Ibid., p. 480. 139. ..."

4. Sustainability Issues for Resource Managers by Daniel L. Bottom, Gordon H. Reeves, Martha H. Brookes (1997)
"During times of inflation, the monetarist wants to hold down the growth in currency ... Yet the macroeconomic policy of the monetarist has priority over the ..."

5. Transforming South Africa by Armin Osmanovic (2002)
"Then in 1979, the interest payments suddenly increased dramatically when the US Federal Reserve implemented 'monetarist' (high-interest rate) policy. ..."

6. Speaking of Liberty by Llewellyn H. Rockwell (2003)
"The monetarist plan also imposes a kind of collateral damage on the economy that the theory doesn't take account of. All new money injections distort the ..."

7. The Transition of Finance in Japan and the United States: A Comparative by Thomas F. Cargill, Shoichi Royama (1988)
"Has the BOJ adopted a monetarist strategy, or has it achieved what appear to be monetarist results via an operating strategy ..."

8. Black Student Politics, Higher Education & Apartheid: From SASO to SANSCO by Saleem Badat (1999)
"The adoption of monetarist policies by the government to check inflation intensified ... Not only did unemployment increase, but monetarist policies placed ..."

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