Gold Standard In Theory & History / Edition 2

Gold Standard In Theory & History / Edition 2

by Barry Eichengreen, Marc Flandreau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415150612

ISBN-13: 9780415150613

Pub. Date: 09/08/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Since the successful first edition of The Gold Standard in Theory and History was published in 1985, much new research has been completed. This updated version contains five new essays including:
* post 1990 literature on exchange rate target zones
* a discussion of the light shed by the gold standard on the European Monetary Union debate
* a

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Since the successful first edition of The Gold Standard in Theory and History was published in 1985, much new research has been completed. This updated version contains five new essays including:
* post 1990 literature on exchange rate target zones
* a discussion of the light shed by the gold standard on the European Monetary Union debate
* a new introduction by Eichengreen with Marc Flandreau
This will be an invaluable resource for students of macroeconomics, international economics and economic history at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415150613
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/08/1997
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.73(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
1Editors' introduction1
Pt. IThe gold standard in theory31
2On the balance of trade33
3The working of the prewar gold standard44
4How the gold standard worked, 1880-191357
5A portfolio-balance model of the gold standard76
6The gold standard as a rule99
Pt. IIThe gold standard in history129
7The significance of the gold points131
8The myth and realities of the so-called gold standard140
9Notes on the working of the gold standard before 1914161
10The gold standard since Alec Ford187
11The dynamics of international monetary systems: international and domestic factors in the rise, reign, and demise of the classical gold standard207
Pt. IIIThe interwar gold exchange standard229
12First interim report231
13Report246
14The gold exchange standard262
Pt. IVBretton Woods and after289
15The gold-dollar system: conditions of equilibrium and the price of gold291
16The Bretton Woods system: paradise lost?313
Further reading329
Index335

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