Problems in price control : pricing standards / by David F. Cavers ... [et al.] ; edited by James B. Eckert.
Publication year: 1947.
Call Number HB236.U5 G45 no.7
Media class: Book
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Office of Temporary Controls, Office of Price Administration
Prepared under the general supervision of Harvey C. Mansfield, Chief, Policy Analysis Branch.
Series title: General publication / Office of Temporary Controls, Office of Price Administration ; no. 7 ; Historical reports on war administration
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Attempts to explain pricing control and pricing standard enacted by the OPA as they relate to Congressional law-making and judicial review. There is extensive analysis on the Barkley-Taft Amendment, especially as it related to pricing standards enacted during World War II as well as the formulation process used to determine standards.
ch. 1. General nature of OPA pricing standards / by David F. Cavers -- ch. 2. The industry earnings standard / by Reed Dickerson -- ch. 3. The minimum product standard and other safeguards for "generally fair and equitable" maximum prices / by Jerome A. Levinson -- ch. 4. Basic legislative standards for agricultural commodities / by Sol. A. Segal -- ch. 5. The changing character of product price adjustments / by Peter G. Franck -- ch. 6. The Bankhead-Brown Amendment / by Robert J. Karon -- ch. 7. The Barkley-Taft Amendment / by Peter G. Franck -- ch. 8. Reconversion and transition pricing standards / by James B. Eckert -- ch. 9. The place of individual seller adjustments in the price control program / by S. Sterling McMillan -- ch. 10. Adjustment of abnormally low prices under the general maximum price regulation / S. Sterling McMillan -- ch. 11. Individual seller adjustments for reconversion and transition industries / by Kenneth G. Matheson -- ch. 12. Decontrol standards / by Kenneth G. Matheson -- Appendix A. Examples of minimum product standard adjustments -- Appendix B. The Barkley-Taft Amendment.
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