The Gold Standard Peripheries: Monetary Policy, Adjustment and Flexibility in a Global Setting

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorAnders gren, Lars ksendal, Anders Ögren

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The remarkably successful gold standard before 1914 was the first international monetary regime. This book addresses the experience of the gold standard peripheries; i.e. regime takers with limited influence on the regime. How did small countries adjust to an international monetary regime with seemingly little room for policy autonomy?

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The remarkably successful gold standard before 1914 was the first international monetary regime. This book addresses the experience of the gold standard peripheries; i.e. regime takers with limited influence on the regime. How did small countries adjust to an international monetary regime with seemingly little room for policy autonomy?

ANDERS ÖGREN Assistant Professor at EHFF Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.LARS FREDRIKØKSENDAL Assistant Professor at Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, Norway.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.7 × 5.65 × 0.94 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230343171

ISBN - 13:9780230343177

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction - What is New from the Peripheries?; A.Ögren&L.F.Öksendal
PART I: SCANDINAVIA
Central Banking and Monetary Policy in Sweden During the Long Nineteenth Century; A.Ögren
Freedom for Manouevre. The Gold Standard Experience of Norway, 1874-1914; L.F.Öksendal
Price Stability in the Periphery During the International Gold Standard: The Scandinavian Case; O.Honningdal Grytten&A.Hunnes
Monetary Policy in the Nordic Countries during the Classical Gold Standard Period - The Wicksellian View Concepción; C.García-Iglesias&J.Kilponen
PART II: THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT
The Origins of Foreign Exchange Policy: The National Bank of Belgium; S.Ugolini
Belgian Monetary Policy under the Gold Standard during the Interwar Period; H.Van der Wee
Central Banking under the Gold Standard: The Bank of Spain, 1870-1930; P.Martín-Aceña, E.Martínez&P.Nogués-Marco
Monetary Policy in Southeast Europe on the Road to the Gold Standard; K.Dimitrova&L.Fantacci
PART III: ASIA AND SOUTH-AMERICA
Domestic Public Debt, Gold Standard and Civil Wars: Institutional Interconnections in 19th Century Colombia; A.M.Rojas Rivera
The Japanese Economy during the Interwar Period: Instability in the Financial System and the Impact of the World Depression; M.Shizume
PART IV: LESSONS FOR THE FUTURE
The Euro and the Gold: What are the Lessons? A.Ögren &L.F.Öksendal