The theoretical contribution to economics of the prominent scientists was investigated and described: one of the founders of regional economics school academician A.I. Tatarkin, one of the fathers of the Soviet gold chervonets and authors of the monetary reform of 1922-1924. V.V. Tarnovsky, one of the founders of financial science in Tsarist Russia V.N. Tverdokhlebov, striking economist and financier L.V. Tengoborsky, famous sociologist G. Tarde, American marginalist F. Taussig.
The collective monograph summarized the materials of the VIIth scientific-practical conference "Monetary reform of 1947 and its role in restoring the national economy", held on December 7, 2017 at the Financial University for the 70th anniversary of the monetary reform of 1947 and the 100th anniversary of the Financial University under the Government RF. The holding of this conference is of great importance for the Financial University, since the economists who worked for a long time at the Financial University were directly involved in the preparation and implementation of the reform - Z.V. Atlas, I.D. Zlobin, M.M. Usoskin. The authors of the collective monograph focused on the most topical, theoretical and practical aspects of preparing and conducting the monetary reform of 1947. In this regard, the collective monograph, without pretending to a comprehensive analysis of the post-war restoration of the monetary system and sphere of circulation, reflects historians and sociologists in the following sections: preparation of the reform, its prerequisites; features of the exchange of cash and non-cash money; public response to ongoing activities; the role of reform in the socio-economic development of the USSR; theoretical understanding of the reform, its comparison with similar reforms abroad. In a separate section highlighted issues of modern development of monetary systems in the era of globalization and digital technologies, considered the likelihood of new monetary reforms. The monograph is intended for specialists in the field of economic theory, economic history and history of economic thought, for teachers, students, graduate students. The materials of the monograph can also be useful to all interested in historical and economic issues.