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Crooked Timber (European Politics) 3 Years, 5 Months, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
From David Marsh’s book on the origins of the euro, some indication that the last few years of gold standard lunacy were baked into the cake from quite early on. The two leaders [Giscard d’Estaing and Helmut Schmidt] professed the common...

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Blogs review: The Gold Standard and the Euro
Bruegel blog 3 Years, 4 Months, 6 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Authors: Jérémie Cohen-Setton, Éric MonnetWhat’s at stake: Thanks to Ben Bernanke's series of lectures at Georges Washington University this week, the gold standard is back as a topic for debate. In particular, a number of commentators worry tha...