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What Caused the Recession of 1937-38?

by Douglas Irwin, Dartmouth College This article was first posted at Voxeu.org 11 September 2011. The swift policy response to the recent financial crisis helped the world economy avoid a replay of the Great Depression of 1929-32. But can we … Continue reading

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Come Back to Gold

by Ludwig von Mises, Ludwig von Mises Institute [Excerpted from chapter 11 of Omnipotent Government by Ludwig von Mises.] The gold standard was an international standard. It safeguarded the stability of foreign exchange rates. It was a corollary of free … Continue reading

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China, Gold, and the Fiat Currencies

Conventional wisdom says the continuing Chinese trade surplus should cause the Renminbi (aka RMB, Yuan, or CNY) to rise or float to a higher level.  This logic would appear to be true if you sold the dollars and bought RMB.  … Continue reading

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