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Gold and world monetary problems

Gold and world monetary problems

[proceedings of the] National Industrial Conference Board convocation, Tarrytown, New York, October 6-10, 1965.


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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

  • Foreign exchange.,
  • Gold standard.,
  • Balance of payments.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Industrial Conference Board.
    LC ClassificationsHG3881 .G614 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5996713M
    LC Control Number66029051

    the gold-exchange standard has been a source of serious monetary disturbances. It was probably one cause for the long duration of the substantial credit inflation that pre-ceded the crisis in the United States. The first action of an international conference that was resolved seriously to deal with monetary problems should be to eliminate it.   In a challenge to conventional views on modern monetary and fiscal policy, this book presents a coherent analysis of how money is created, how it functions in global exchange rate regimes, and how the mystification of the nature of money has constrained governments, and prevented states from acting in the public interest/5. The claim that gold stocks are immense is clearly true–but at a distance–really only a fraction of the world’s gold is market-ready at any one time. viewed on a daily or hourly scale, market “scarcity” only measures the well-planned posture of the most active players.

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