An assessment of the causes of the abandonment of the gold standard by the U.S. in 1933

Hallwood, P., MacDonald, R. and March, I. W. (2000) An assessment of the causes of the abandonment of the gold standard by the U.S. in 1933. Southern Economic Journal, 67(2), pp. 448-459. (doi:10.2307/1061480)

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Abstract

Presents an investigation of the pressures on the United States to devaluate the dollar against the franc and gold in the early 1930s. Calculation of monthly time-series of realignment expectations; Role of macroeconomic events for jolting the U.S. off the gold standard; Barrier to Federal Reserve in its response to the Depressions by the U.S. commitment to gold.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:MacDonald, Professor Ronald
Authors: Hallwood, P., MacDonald, R., and March, I. W.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Journal Name:Southern Economic Journal
Publisher:Wiley
ISSN:0038-4038
ISSN (Online):2325-8012

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