Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: currency stabilization x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Reconstructing the Facade

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter (like the previous one) looks at the fiscal war of attrition that fueled inflation in the 1920s; here, inflationary chaos elsewhere in Europe is contrasted with the experience of ... More


Managing the Franc in Belgium and France: The Economic Consequences of Exchange‐Rate Policies, 1925–1936

Isabelle Cassiers

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The central feature of this comparative analysis of the French and Belgian experience is the distinction between the international and domestic sectors of the two economies. The author shows that in ... More


The Stabilisation of the Hong Kong Dollar: November–December 1983

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter looks back on how the Hong Kong dollar was stabilised in October 1983. It presents a combination of theoretical discussion and historical narrative of the events between late September ... More


Adjusting to the Link: July–August 1985

John Greenwood

in Hong Kong's Link to the US Dollar: Origins and Evolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098909
eISBN:
9789882207004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098909.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides an overview of how Hong Kong's economy was adjusting to the linked rate system. First, it addresses the adjustment of prices in Hong Kong relative to prices in the US and the ... More


Banking in France in the Inter‐War Period

Michel Lescure

in Banking, Currency, and Finance in Europe Between the Wars

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288039
eISBN:
9780191596230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288034.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Economic History

The inter‐war years were a period of decay for the French banks. Their problems began during the inflationary years of the First World War and continued until the stabilization of the franc in 1926. ... More


The Threat of the Impossible

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the question of inflation during the tenure of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The election of Roosevelt as president of the United States in 1933 had deepened the fear of inflation. A ... More


View: