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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gold standard in theory and history.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barry J Eichengreen; Marc Flandreau
|ISBN:||0203978870 9780203978870 9780415150606 0415150604 9780415150613 0415150612|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 340 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; 1 Editors' introduction ; The emergence of the international gold standard; Forms of the gold standard; Price performance under the gold standard; Exchange rates under the gold standard; The efficiency view; The discipline view; The modern synthesis: the gold standard as a credible target zone; The roots of credibility; From the prewar gold standard to the interwar gold exchange standard; The Bretton Woods gold-dollar standard and after; Notes; References; Part I The gold standard in theory. Introduction2 On the balance of trade ; Notes; 3 The working of the prewar gold standard ; Notes; 4 How the gold standard worked, 1880-1913* ; The monetary theory and its implications for the gold standard; Did international markets work well?; Money, gold and the balance of payments; Notes; References; 5 A portfolio-balance model of the gold standard* ; A portfolio theoretic interpretation; The Canadian price level and balance of trade; Canadian asset equilibrium under the gold standard; The portfolio theoretic reinterpretation of the Canadian evidence; Conclusions; Data appendix; Notes. The pattern of shares of finance in government expenditure during wartimeRevenue smoothing; Suggestions for future research; The lessons from history; Notes; References; Part II The gold standard in history; Introduction; 7 The significance of the gold points ; Notes; 8 The myth and realities of the so-called gold standard ; The mechanism of adjustment among countries; Textbook abstract; Historical abstract; Reinterpretation and conclusions; The international pace of adjustment; A gentle reminder of the apostles of gold money; Monetary expansion and international reserves before World War I. NotesReferences; 9 Notes on the working of the gold standard before 1914 ; Notes; References; 10 The gold standard since Alec Ford ; Notes on the working of the gold standard before 19144; Statistical analysis; Interpretation; Conclusion; Notes; References; 11 The dynamics of international monetary systems: international and domestic factors in the rise, reign, and demise of the classical gold standard* ; A fixed-rate international monetary system: description, definitions, and analysis; The rise of the gold standard: international dynamics.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Barry Eichengreen and Marc Flandreau.|