A Retrospective on the Classical Gold Standard, 1821-1931

Michael D. Bordo and Anna J. Schwartz, editors

Published in 1984 by University of Chicago Press
© 1984 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):ME, DAE, IFM

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704 pages
ISBN: 0-226-06590-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, preface, table of contents: Michael D. Bordo, Anna J. Schwartz (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Anna J. Schwartz (p. 1 - 22) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Gold Standard: The Traditional Approach: Michael D. Bordo (p. 23 - 120) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Success of Purchasing-Power Parity: Historical Evidence and Its Implications for Macroeconomics: Donald N. McCloskey, J. Richard Zecher (p. 121 - 172) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Bank of England and the Rules of the Game under the International Gold Standard: New Evidence: John Dutton (p. 173 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Bank of England Operations, 1893-1913: John Pippenger (p. 203 - 232) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Gold Standard and the Bank of England in the Crisis of 1847: Rudiger Dornbusch, Jacob A. Frenkel (p. 233 - 276) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Canada and the Interwar Gold Standard, 1920-35: Monetary Policy without a Central Bank: Ronald A. Shearer, Carolyn Clark (p. 277 - 310) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Operations of the German Central Bank and the Rules of the Game, 1879-1913: Paul McGouldrick (p. 311 - 360) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Swedish Experience under the Classical Gold Standard, 1873-1914: Lars Jonung (p. 361 - 404) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Italy in the Gold Standard Period, 1861-1914: Michele Fratianni, Franco Spinelli (p. 405 - 454) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Gold Standard and the Transmission of Business Cycles, 1833-1932: Wallace E. Huffman, James R. Lothian (p. 455 - 512) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Real Output and the Gold Standard Years, 1830-1913: Stephen T. Easton (p. 513 - 546) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Canada without a Central Bank: Operation of the Price-Specie-Flow Mechanism, 1872-1913: Georg Rich (p. 547 - 586) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. War, Prices, and Interest Rates: A Martial Solution to Gibson's Paradox: Daniel K. Benjamin, Levis A. Kochin (p. 587 - 612) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Some Evidence on the Real Price of Gold, Its Costs of Production, and Commodity Prices: Hugh Rockoff (p. 613 - 650) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. The Image of the Gold Standard: Leland B. Yeager (p. 651 - 670) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Michael D. Bordo, Anna J. Schwartz (p. 671 - 681) (bibliographic info) (download)
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