The American Economic Review, Volume 8
American Economic Association., 1918 - Economics
Includes annual List of doctoral dissertations in political economy in progress in American universities and colleges; and the Hand book of the American Economic Association.
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Page 198 - States the term insurance shall be converted, without medical examination, into such form or forms of insurance as may be prescribed by regulations and as the insured may request. Regulations shall provide for the right to convert into ordinary life, twentypayment life, endowment maturing at age sixty-two, and Into other usual forms of insurance...
Page 62 - ... approved August 10. 1917. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first paragraph of the act entitled "An act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food products and fuel...
Page 196 - Department, the Committee on Labor of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense, the Departments of Commerce, Navy, Labor, an advisory committee of insurance representatives, and others.
Page 197 - ... and extended values, dividends from gains and savings, and such other provisions for the protection and advantage of and for alternative benefits to the insured and the beneficiaries as may be found to be reasonable and practicable, may be provided for in the contract of insurance, or from time to time by regulations.
Page 200 - For death or disability resulting from personal injury suffered or disease contracted in the military or naval service on or after April 6, 1917, and before July 2, 1921...
Page 273 - Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the Federal Reserve Board, upon the affirmative vote of not less than five of its members and with the approval of the President, may declare that an emergency exists by reason of credit expansion, and may by regulation during such emergency increase or decrease from time to time, in its discretion, the reserve balances required to be maintained against either demand or time deposits.
Page 178 - State and the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the United States Department of Commerce.
Page 361 - Report of the resources and production of iron ores and other principal metalliferous ores used in the iron and steel industry of the United Kingdom.
Page 537 - But if the workman is generally the best selector of means, can it be affirmed with the same universality, that the consumer, or person served, is the most competent judge of the end? Is the buyer always qualified to judge of the commodity? If not, the presumption in favour of the competition of the market does not apply...