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The Gold Standard Illusion

France, the Bank of France, and the International Gold Standard, 1914-1939

by Kenneth Moure

  • 384 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic History,
  • Monetary economics,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Money & Monetary Policy,
  • Business & Economics / Money & Monetary Policy,
  • 1929,
  • 20th century,
  • Depressions,
  • France,
  • Gold standard,
  • History,
  • Monetary policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10146199M
    ISBN 100199249040
    ISBN 109780199249046

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rethinking their battle-hardened faith in gold, which seemed to have yielded. extraordinary benefits in the years to ″ (p. Yes, the Gold. Standard was an illusion, and it looked. The Gold Standard Illusion draws on newly-available French records to test the gold standard interpretation of the Great Depression.

It provides a history of French economic understanding, policy-making, and politics with regard to gold, monetary policy, and the key role of financial problems in political instability from to - The Gold Standard Illusion: France, the Bank of France, and the International Gold Standard, by Mouré, Kenneth You Searched For: ISBN:   The gold standard was but one part of contemporary economic belief.

Policies inspired by faith in a mythical gold standard led to depression and gave rise to the misconception that the gold standard dictated a course of action favouring contraction in the midst of a slowdown. Hence the "illusion" and the central thesis of the book.

The Gold Standard Illusion explains French gold standard belief and policy, the impact of French policy at home and abroad, and reassesses the gold standard interpretation of the Great Depression in the light of French experience.

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The Gold Standard Illusion Book Summary: Economic historians have established a new orthodoxy attributing the onset and severity of the Great Depression to the flawed workings of the international gold standard.

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