Currency Convertibility: The Gold Standard and Beyond

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FIGURES
2.1 Capital calls on new issues of Argentine securities in London, 1865-1914 (current dollars) 40
2.2 Capital calls on new issues of U.S. securities in London, 1865-1914 (current dollars) 43
2.3 Inflation rate, 1881-1900 48
2.4 Money growth rate, 1881-1990 54
2.5 Government deficit as a percentage of nominal GNP, 1881-1990 60
2.6 Supply and demand shocks: country groups, 1881-1990 69
5.1 The geography of the gold standard, 1868 116
5.2 Income, convertibility and monetary standard in 1868 118
5.3 Sterling exchange rates, 1860-90 119
5.4 The geography of the gold standard, 1908 122
5.5 Exchange rate between London and Amsterdam, 1865-90 124
5.6 Exchange rate between London and Calcutta, 1870-1914 125
5.7 Exchange rate between London and Vienna, 1870-1914 125
5.8 Exchange rate between London and St.Petersburg, 1870-1914 126
5.9 Exchange rate between London and Madrid, 1870-1914 126
5.10 Reserves of the Bank of Denmark, 1852-85 129
5.11 Reserves of the Swedish State Bank, 1850-86 129
5.12 Reserves of the Bank of Norway, 1850-86 130
5.13 Reserves of the Bank of Belgium, 1870-86 131
5.14 Reserves of the Netherlands Bank, 1850-86 131
6.1 Gold-silver exchange rate in Lisbon, 1850-54 167
7.1 Escudo/sterling monthly exchange rate, 1910-1932 184
7.2 Government budget deficit as a percentage of GDP 184
7.3 Government debt to the Bank of Portugal and note issue 186
7.4 Price level: cost of living in Portugal and in the UK 186
7.5 Escudo/sterling monthly real exchange rate 187
7.6 Nominal exchange rate and relative prices: Portugal vs. UK 187
7.7 Government debt as a percentage of GDP: total and floating 189
7.8 Government domestic and external floating debt as a percentage of total debt 189

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