The Gold Standard Anchored in Islamic Finance

The Gold Standard Anchored in Islamic Finance

by H. Askari, N. Krichene


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137485823
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Series: The Political Economy of the Middle East
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Author Hossein Askari: Hossein Askari is Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs, George Washington University, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements List of Figures List of Tables 1. Introduction 2. The Shortcomings of the Present Payments System 3. The Horrors of Hyperinflation 4. Origins of Gold as Money 5. The Gold Standard 6. Gold and the International Payments System 7. Bimetallism and the Gold-Exchange Standard 8. Recurrence of Financial Crises and Suspensions of Gold Payments 9. Strategies for Re-introducing the Gold Standard 10. Islamic Money and Capital Markets 11. The Gold Standard in Islamic Finance Notes Bibliography Index

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