Зображення сторінки
PDF
ePub
[blocks in formation]

CAMBRIDGE, MASS., U. S. A.
PUBLISHED BY HARVARD UNIVERSITY

1914

Reprinted with permission of the publishers by
KRAUS REPRINT CORPORATION, NEW YORK 17, N.Y.

1961

COPYRIGHT, 1913-14, BY THE PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PAOB

586

[ocr errors]

WRITERS

ANDERSON, B. M., Jr. “Unearned Incremente," Land Taxes and

the Building Trade. Note ....

BOWLEY, A. L. The British Super-Tax and the Distribution of

Income ...

BROOKS, A. H. ' The Development of Alaska by Government

Railroads. Note

CLARK, J. M. Some Economic Aspects of the New Long and

Short Haul Clause .._:...::::::::::::

- A Contribution to the Theory of Competitive Price ::

COOKE, T. Four Years More of Deposit Guaranty ....

CURTIS, J. F. The Administrative Provisions of the Revenue Act

of 1913 ...

DAGGETT, S. Elsas' Ausnahmetarife. Review ......... 558

- Later Developments in the Union Pacific Merger Case . . 772

DIETZ, F.C. Industry in Pisa in the Early Fourteenth Century .. 338

DURAND, E. D. The Trust Problem:

I.' The Necessity of Prohibition or Regulation ..... 381

II. The Possibility of Preventing Combination ...

III. Ultimate Results of Permitting and Regulating Com-

binations . ::::::: ::: ::::::::

GANNETT, L. S. Bernhard's Unerwünschte Folgen der deutschen
Sozialpolitik and its Critics.
id its Critics. Review

Revier

.
.
. . . . . . . . .

561

GEPHART, W.F. Fire Insurance Rates and State Regulation .. 447

GRAY, L. C. Rent under the Assumption of Exhaustibility ... 466

HANEY, L. H. The Social Point of View in Economics. I, II 115, 292
HEILMAN, R. E. The Development by Commissions of the Prin-

ciples of Public Utility Valuation .............
HILL, J. A. The Income Tax of 1913 ..
HOLCOMBE, A. N. Public Ownership of Telegraphs and Tele-

phones. Note ...
JOHNSON, A. S. Davenport's Economics and the Present Prob-
KEMMERER, E. W. Keynes' Indian Currency and Finance.

Review . ::::
PERSONS, W. M. Books on Business Cycles: Mitchell, Aftalion,

Bilgram. Review ...
POPE, J. E. Agricultural Credit in the United States...
POWELL, F. W. Industrial Bounties and Rewards by American

States ...:::
- Mediation and Arbitration of Railroad Wage Controver

A Year's Development ::::::::::::::::
RIPLEY, W. Z. Railroad Over-Capitalization ..........

601

SECRIST, H. Home Rule in Taxation ....

490

SPRAGUE, O. M. W. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 . 213
TAUSSIG, F. W. Abraham Lincoln on the Tariff: A Myth. Note 814

- The Tariff Act of 1913. ...

THOMPSON, C. B. The Literature of Scientific Management .. 506

TOSDAL, H. R. The Kartell Movement in the German Potash

Industry . . . . . . . .

- The German Potash Law of 1910. Note .........

YOUNG, A. A. Depreciation and Rate Control ......... 630


[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

579

SUBJECTS

PAGE

Abraham Lincoln on the Tariff: A Myth. Note. By F. W.

Taussig...:::

814

Agricultural Credit in the United States. By J. E. Pope ::: 701

Bernhard's Unerwünschte Folgen der deutschen Sozialpolitik and

its Critics. Review. By L. S. Gannett .......

561

British Super-Tax and the Distribution of Income. By A. L.

Bowley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

255

Business Cycles, Books on. By W. M. Persons. Rewiew

795
Competitive Price, A Contribution to the Theory of. By J. M.

Clark . ... :
Davenport's Economics and the Present Problems of Theory. By

A. S. Johnson .
Deposit Guaranty, Four Years More of. By 1. Cooke ::::
Development of Alaska by Government Railroads. Note. By

A. H. Brooks .

Development by Commissions of the Principles of Public Utility

Valuation. By R. E. Heilman..

in By R. E. Heilman . .

269

. . . . . . .
Depreciation and Rate Control. By A. A. Young ...... 630
Elsas' Ausnahmetarife. Review. By S. Daggett ...... 558
Federal Reserve Act of 1913. By O. M. W. Sprague... 213
Fire Insurance Rates and State Regulation. By W. F. Gephart 447
German Potash Industry, Kartell Movement in. By H. R. Tos-

.... 140

German Potash Law of 1910. · Note. ' By H. R. Tosdal ::::

579

Home Rule in Taxation. By H. Secrist ...........
Income Tax of 1913. By J. A. Hill ...
Industrial Bounties and Rewards by American States. By F. W.

Powell . ...::::: :minoin Contury.
Industry in Pisa in the Early Fourteenth Century. By F. C.

Dietz . . .
Keynes' Indian Currency and Finance. Review. By E. W.

Kemmerer. :::::
Long and Short Haul Clause, Some Economic Aspects of the New.

By J. M. Clark . ...
Mediation and Arbitration of Railroad Wage Controversies: A
Year's Development. By F. W. Powell.

360
Public Ownership of Telegraphs and Telephones. Note. By A. N.

Holcombe ::..
Railroad Over-Capitalization. · By w. ż. Ripley :: ::
Rent under the Assumption of Exhaustibility. By L. C. Gray . .
Revenue Act of 1913, Administrative Provisions of. By J. F.

Curtis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Scientific Management, Literature of. By C. B. Thompson ..

Social Point of View in Economics. I, II. By L. H. Haney. 115, 292

Tariff Act of 1913. By F. W. Taussig............

Trust Problem, The. By E. D. Durand:

I. The Necessity of Prohibition or Regulation ..... 381

II. The Possibility of Preventing Combination :.L:.

402

III. Ultimate Results of Permitting and Regulating Com-

binations . ::::::::raininin

winni:::::.... 664

IV. The Alleged Advantages of Combination :::... 677

Union Pacific Merger Case, Later Developments in. By S. Daggett 772

“Unearned Increments," Land Taxes and the Building Trade. Note.

By B. M. Anderson, Jr. ................ 811

[ocr errors]

601

466

1

THE

QUARTERLY JOURNAL

OF

ECONOMICS

NOVEMBER, 1913

THE TARIFF ACT OF 1913

SUMMARY

The principle of a “competitive tariff,” 1. — “Legitimate" industries, 3. — The Tariff Board and the methods of revision, 5. — Sugar duty lowered at once, to be abolished after three years, 8. — Wool free, 11; lower ad valorem rate on woolens, 13. — The probable consequences, 15. — Moderate rates on cottons, 17. — Comparatively high rates retained on silks, 20. — Other changes : pottery (23), iron and steel (24), free list extended (25). — Administrative sections strengthened, to prevent evasion of ad valorem rates, 26. — Many reductions will be only of nominal effect, 28. — What the future may bring, 29.

The Tariff Act of 1913 is described both by friends and enemies as a radical measure. It is said not only to lower duties, but to introduce new methods of assessing them and to rest upon principles essentially different. How far can it be said to make sweeping changes ?

The new principle of which most has been made by the advocates of the act is that of a “competitive tariff.” In 1909, the Republicans had professed to act on quite a different principle, — that of equalizing cost of production. These two have been set forth by both sides as starting from opposite poles in the

« НазадПродовжити »