Currency competition and monetary union

edited by Pascal Salin


  • General introduction.- General introduction.- One: Currency Competition.- I. The theory of currency competition.- 1. The future unit of value.- 2. Currency competition: A sceptical view.- 3. Monetary integration and monetary stability: The economic criteria of the monetary constitution.- II. The history of currency competition.- 1. Private competitive note issue in monetary history.- 2. The Scottish banking system in the eighteenth and nineteenth century.- 3. The need for a lender of last resort.- 4. Further remarks on past experiences.- 5. The British monetary experience, 1797-1821.- III. The history of monetary thought on currency competition.- 1. Central bank monopoly in the history of economic thought: A century of myopia in England.- 2. Past justifications for public intervention.- Appendix to Chapter III. Free banking and currency competition: A bibliographical note.- IV. The current debate: The return to gold and the liberalization of banking.- 1. Backgrounder on the gold standard.- 2. Going for solid gold.- Appendix. Senate of the United States - Bill S.1704: To provide for the minting of U.S. gold coins.- Two: Monetary Union.- to Part Two. Which monetary integration?.- V. The European Monetary System.- 1. From the myth of the 'snake' to the myth of the 'E.C.U.'.- 2. Monetary Europe today: A cartel of central banks.- VI. Is the adjustable peg a viable option?.- 1. The adjustable peg: A viable option for the E.M.S.?.- 2. Monetary target or exchange-rate target?.- 3. The adjustable peg: An illusory compromise.- VII. Freely flexible exchange rates or a common currency?.- 1. Freely flexible exchange rates or a common currency? A new look at the issue.- 2. Political union and monetary union.- VIII. Exchange controls for ever?.- 1. Exchange controls for ever? The experience of the United Kingdom.- 2. Why do exchange controls exist?.- 3. A case for temporary exchange controls?.- IX. Towards a better European Monetary System.- Appendix to Bibliographical Note (Lawrence H. White).- The authors.- Index of names.

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書名 Currency competition and monetary union
著作者等 Hayek, Friedrich A. von
Salin, Pascal
Institutum Europeum
Salin P.
Conference on European Monetary Union and Currency Competition
シリーズ名 Financial and monetary policy studies
出版元 M. Nijhoff Publishers;Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston
刊行年月 1984
ページ数 vii, 298 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9024728177
NCID BA03604224
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言語 英語
出版国 オランダ