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Monetary Regimes in Transition : Studies in Monetary and Financial History - Michael Bordo

Monetary Regimes in Transition

Studies in Monetary and Financial History

Hardcover Published: 26th November 1993
ISBN: 9780521419062
Number Of Pages: 412

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This important contribution to comparative economic history examines different countries' experiences with different monetary regimes. The contributors lay particular emphasis on how the regimes fared when placed under stress such as wars and/or other changes in the economic environment. Covering the experience of ten countries over the period 1700-1990, the book employs the latest techniques of economic analysis in order to understand why particular monetary regimes and policies succeeded or failed.

'... well-produced and thought-provoking set of essays ...' Tim Congdon, Times Literary Supplement

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Introduction
Commodity Money Standards in Transition
The scramble for gold: monetary regime transformation in the 1870s
The Latin Monetary Union and the emergence of the international gold standard
Greenback resumption and silver risk: the economics and politics of monetary regime change in the United States, 1862-1900
Successful and Unsuccessful Adherence to the Gold Standard
Spain during the classical gold standard years, 1880-1914
Canada and the gold standard, 1871-1914: a durable monetary regime
Australia's payments adjustment and capital flows under the international gold standard, 1870-1913
Wartime Upheaval and Postwar Stabilization
British and French finance during the Napoleonic Wars
Interpreting a change in monetary policy regimes: a reappraisal of the first Hungarian hyperinflation and stabilization, 1921-1928
Halting inflation in Italy and France after the Second World War
The rise and fall of credit controls: the case of Sweden, 1939-1989
Perspectives on Monetary Regimes
An assessment of monetary regimes
Index
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ISBN: 9780521419062
ISBN-10: 0521419069
Series: Studies in Monetary and Financial History
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 26th November 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.7

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