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Geschichte der Preise in der Schweiz im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert

History of prices in Switzerland: 19th to 20th century
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Metz, Rainer

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Abstract 'Prices play an important role in market societies. The article illustrates the development of prices in Switzerland form the beginning of the 19th to the end of the 20th century. Important sources of price statistics as well as institutional and economic causes of the long term development of prices are discussed.' (author's abstract)
Keywords export; historical development; price; statistics; private household; development; import; inflation; retail trade; First World War; wholesale; economic history; consumer; living standard; commodity market; market economy; price level; producer; Switzerland; nineteenth century; twentieth century
Classification Social History, Historical Social Research
Method historical
Document language German
Publication Year 2009
Page/Pages p. 397-401
Journal Historical Social Research, 34 (2009) 4
ISSN 0172-6404
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works