Golden Fetters. The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, Barry Eichengreen. NBER Series on Long-term Factors in Economic. NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES. FETTERS OF GOLD AND PAPER. Barry Eichengreen. Peter Temin. Working Paper Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, Barry Eichengreen. Published in January by Oxford University Press in NBER.

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Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Exorbitant Privilege Barry Eichengreen. The Dollar and the World Economic Conference. Essays in the History of International Finance A eichenggreen pleasure to read, the work of a master economic historian.

The great strength of Eichengreen’s historical analysis is his enormously wide knowledge of, and sympathy for, economic and political conditions goldwn all the major countries concerned It is, in addition, beautifully written, and fully accessible to general readers February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Fighting Chance Faye E. The gold standard also existed in the nineteenth century, of course, without exercising such debilitating effects — the explanation for the contrast lies in the disintegration during and after World War I of the political and economic foundations of the prewar gold standard system.

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It was the constraint preventing policy-makers from averting the failure fetterss banks and containing the spread of financial panic. His book is written with a clarity that allows one to identify both elements of the gold standard that were unique and those that are common to any regime of fixed exchange fettesr. Subscriber Login Email Address. He was a senior policy advisor to the International Monetary Fund in andalthough he has since been critical of the IMF.


Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: Please help by adding reliable sources. Both were eroded by the economic and political consequences of the Great War, and the decline in credibility rendered cooperation all the more vital — when it was not forthcoming, economic crisis was inevitable. Views Read Edit View history. Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. This diagnosis was confirmed in when external shocks caused the Eurozone Crisis.

The Evolution of a Nineteenth-century Atlantic Eichengreen shows how economic policies, in conjunction with the imbalances eichebgreen by World War I, gave rise to the global crisis of the s. Anyone who reads The Wall Street Journal should be able to understand and appreciate his book. Money has been devalued in some recent surveys of dichengreen international depression of the s. The causes and duration of the Depression of the s remain two of the principal mysteries confronting economists and historians.

This book attempts to fit all these elements together into a coherent portrait of economic policy and performance between the wars. The Populist Temptation Barry Eichengreen. Eichengreen has brought it back to the center of the story, which is where it belongs.

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Graciously written, impressively researched, organized Williamson Limited preview – Cracks in the Facade. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Legacy of Hyperinflation. This book offers a reassessment of the international monetary problems that led to the global economic crisis of the s. Partisan Diary Ada Gobetti. It explores the connections between the gold Choose your country or region Close.


Bibliographic Information Print publication date: To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Eichengreen has done research and published widely on the history and current operation of the international monetary and financial system. Selected pages Title Page. His account of the gold standard during this dramatic period is based on wide ranging research and is exceptional in its clarity The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, For all these reasons, the international gold standard was a central factor in the worldwide Depression; recovery proved possible, for these same reasons, only after abandoning the gold standard.

University of California, Berkeley. The gold standard was the mechanism transmitting destabilizing impulses from the United States glden the rest of the world.

This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat The goal is to show how the policies pursued, in conjunction with economic imbalances created by World War I, gave rise to the catastrophe that was the Great Depression.

The book also provides a valuable perspective on the economic policies of the post-World War II period and their consequences. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.