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The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump
     

The World Economy and National Economies in the Interwar Slump

by T. Balderston, G. Balachandran (Contribution by), Theo Balderston (Preface by)
 

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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 Professors 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

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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 Professors 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. The editor's introduction critically evaluates the Eichengreen-Temin thesis and Eichengreen and Temin themselves contribute an Afterword.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333738641
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/13/2002
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

G. BALACHANDRAN Professor, International History and Politics, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
BARRY EICHENGREEN George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economic and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, USA
PAUL GREGORY Cullen Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Houston, USA
MICHAEL KITSON Lecturer, The Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge, UK
ALBRECHT RITSCHL Professor of Economic History, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
PIERRE SIKLOS Professor of Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
JOEL SAILORS Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Houston, USA
JOHN SINGLETON Senior Lecturer in Economic History, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
PETER TEMIN Elisha Gray II Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technoogy (MIT), USA
PIERRE VILLA Associate Professor of Economics, Paris IX Dauphine University, France

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