688. O. Morgenstern to Harrod , 23 July 1937 [a]

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Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie, Wien #

23 July 1937

Dear Harrod,

Thank you for your letter of July 7 th and your interesting review of Lundberg. [1] You will receive the proofs (in English) in a short time. As regards Neisser I quite understand your difficulties. [2] I have formed the same opinion about this book. I am personally [b] particularly interested in [c] the international aspects of business cycles, as, a matter of fact, my first publication was on this subject. [3] I leave it entirely to your discretion. Whether you write a short "non-committing-review" [d] or whether you return the book to me, I would in any case secure another reviewer. [4]

I take the opportunity to extend to you again the invitation to send me a larger contribution for the Zeitschrift. [5] You may have been aware that in number 2 of the current volume an article about your "Trade-cycle" has been published. [6] The reviewer is on the staff of my institute.

Yours sincerely,

O. Morgenstern

Did you see my Articles on Exchange Control in the Times of July 20, & 21? [7]

Herrn, Dr. R.F. Harrod, Christ Church, Oxford, England

  1. 1. R. F. Harrod, "Studies in the Theory of Economic Expansion" ( 1937:12 ).

    2. H. Neisser, Some International Aspects of the Business Cycle, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1936.

    3. O. Morgenstern, "Internationale vergleichende Konjunkturforschung", Zeitschrift für die gesamte Staatswissenschaft 83:2, June 1927, pp. 261-90.

    4. The book was eventually reviewed by E. Kuffler (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie VIII:5, 1937, pp. 677-80).

    5. Harrod does not seem to have submitted any articles before the war.

    6. J. Steindl, "Der Konjunkturzyklus", review of Harrod's Trade Cycle ( 1936:8 ), Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie VIII:2, 1937, pp. 229-37.

    7. Morgenstern, "Free Exchange. The Experience of Austria. I. A Policy with Good Results; II. Further Steps to Decontrol", The Times, 20 July 1937, p. 17, and 21 July 1937, p. 15.

    1. a. TLS with autograph addition, one page, in HP IV-1238-1254/18. Envelope addressed to Christ Church.

      b. Ts: «personal».

      c. Ts: «on».

      d. Ts: «"non-committing"-review"».

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