The Gold Standard in Theory and History

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Index

a
adjustment mechanism 10, 11, 13, 140 -58;
in Argentina 175 -6;
capital movements 13 ;
monetary approach 57, 75
Albania, foreign reserve ratio in 266
Andrew, A. Piatt 46, 51
Angell, J. 63
arbitrage:
international 15, 60, 64, 92, 109, 293
Argentina:
economy of 10, 112, 170 ;
as example of periphery 169, 221 -3;
exchange rates in 171 ;
and exchange standard 265 -6;
monetary reform in 170 -1
Austria:
central banking legislation 265 -6;
decline of foreign exchange 269 ;
gold reserves 283 ;
reconstruction loans to 267
Austria-Hungary:
adopts exchange reserve system 264
Australia 202 ;
foreign exchange reserves 266 ;
overseas banks 170

b
balance of payments 188, 194, 198, 200 ;
adjustment mechanism 140, 200, 300, 305 ;
crises 10 ;
discipline 295 ;
equilibrium 11, 140, 144, 248, 273 ;
and monetary theory 66, 75 ;
policy, Canada and the Nertherlands 307 ;
settlements 34 ;
temporary vs. permanent disturbances 248
balance of trade 80 -2
Bank Charter Act (1844) 5, 232, 242 ;
suspended 234
bank deposits 232, 235, 250, 272
Bank for International Settlements 22
Bank of Belgium 46
Bank of England 5, 39, 46, 58, 132, 135, 200, 267, 293 ;
mentioned in Cunliffe Committee Report 230, 259, 275, 295 ;
operated gold standard 143, 164
Bank of France 46, 47, 132, 136, 143, 203 ;
on gold-exchange standard 271, 278
Bank Rate 58 ;
as controlled by the Bank of England 163, 164, 193, 195, 198, 200, 235, 239, 250, 252
Banking School 99
banks:
influence of commercial 270
Baring Crisis (1890) 112, 203
Belgium 5 ;
foreign reserve ratio 266 ;
gold reserves 275 ;
reconstruction loan 267
bimetallic standard 4, 7, 101, 115, 214, 330
Bismarck 217 -18

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