World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump

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The functioning of the gold standard has recently been at the heart of explanations of the interwar depression, particularly as a result of the research of Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin. In The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump the interaction between the gold standard and the Great Depression in seven countries is examined by an international team of economists and economic historians.

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Overview

The functioning of the gold standard has recently been at the heart of explanations of the interwar depression, particularly as a result of the research of Barry Eichengreen and Peter Temin. In The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump the interaction between the gold standard and the Great Depression in seven countries is examined by an international team of economists and economic historians.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333738641
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 2/22/2003
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Theo Balderston is in the Department of History, University of Manchester.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Notes on the Contributors
List of Abbreviations
1 Introduction: The 'Deflationary Bias' of the Interwar Gold Standard 1
2 Understanding the Great Depression in the United States versus Canada 27
3 France in the Depression of the Early 1930s 58
4 Slump and Recovery: The UK Experience 88
5 'Dancing on a Volcano': The Economic Recovery and Collapse of Weimar Germany, 1924-33 105
6 The Interwar Slump in India 143
7 New Zealand in the Depression: Devaluation without a Balance-of-Payments Crisis 172
8 The Soviet Union during the Great Depression: The Autarky Model 191
9 Afterword: Counterfactual Histories of the Great Depression 211
Index 223
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