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The gold standard in theory and history

Author: Barry J Eichengreen; Marc Flandreau
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Containing five new essays which include post 1990 literature on exchange rate target zones and a discussion of the light shed by the gold standard on the European Monetary Union debate.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry J Eichengreen; Marc Flandreau
ISBN: 0415150604 9780415150606 0415150612 9780415150613
OCLC Number: 37743323
Description: x, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements --
1. Editors' introduction --
Pt. I. The gold standard in theory --
2. On the balance of trade --
3. The working of the prewar gold standard --
4. How the gold standard worked, 1880-1913 --
5. A portfolio-balance model of the gold standard --
6. The gold standard as a rule --
Pt. II. The gold standard in history --
7. The significance of the gold points --
8. The myth and realities of the so-called gold standard --
9. Notes on the working of the gold standard before 1914 --
10. The gold standard since Alec Ford --
11. The dynamics of international monetary systems: international and domestic factors in the rise, reign, and demise of the classical gold standard --
Pt. III. The interwar gold exchange standard --
12. First interim report --
13. Report --
14. The gold exchange standard --
Pt. IV. Bretton Woods and after --
15. The gold-dollar system: conditions of equilibrium and the price of gold --
16. The Bretton Woods system: paradise lost? --
Further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Eichengreen and Marc Flandreau.

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