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Birth of a MarketThe U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression$
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Kenneth D. Garbade

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780262016377

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.001.0001

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Coda on Treasury Debt Management during World War I

Coda on Treasury Debt Management during World War I

(p.143) 10 Coda on Treasury Debt Management during World War I
Birth of a Market

Kenneth D. Garbade

The MIT Press

This chapter discusses the changes in Treasury debt management that accompanied the wartime growth in debt. These include how the Treasury sold securities, the contractual provisions of Treasury securities, and the way in which the Treasury moderated the mismatch between episodic receipts (stemming from bond sales and tax collections) and its more nearly continuous disbursements.

Keywords:   Treasury debts, Treasury bonds, government debt, debt management, wartime debt

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