Central Banking, Free Banking, and the Gold Standard
This conference discussed whether it is possible to achieve sound money through a Gold Standard. The conference also considered which monetary arrangement linking money production to gold might best perform such a function and how an economy might transition to it.
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The Rationale of Central Banking
By Vera C. Smith
Foreword by Leland B. Yeager
The Rationale of Central Banking was first published in England in 1936. Vera Smith spent her professional career in a variety of research positions. She wrote articles and books on money, banking, economic development, and the labor market and translated into English books by Wilhelm Röpke, Oskar Morgenstern, and Fritz…
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