From: Paul C (clyder@GN.APC.ORG)
Date: Wed Jul 14 2004 - 17:43:40 EDT
> > > The gold standard and the Great Depression. The current judgment of > economic historians (see, for example, Barry J. Eichengreen, Golden > Fetters) is that attachment to the gold standard played a major part > in keeping governments from fighting the Great Depression, and was a > major factor turning the recession of 1929-1931 into the Great > Depression of 1931-1941. It may be worth your while to re -read Keynes polemic 'The economic consequences of Mr Churchill'.
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