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Intereconomics

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 60–64 | Cite as

Restoring an international gold standard—A viable alternative?

  • Wulfdiether Zippel
Articles Monetary Policy
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Abstract

The Gold Commission, whose 17 members were appointed by President Reagan in June 1981, has been conferring since autumn last year. The task of this commission is to discuss the pros and cons of restoring some gold backing for the dollar and to study the role of gold in the international economy. Prof. Zippel analyses whether an international gold standard would at all be able to operate trouble-free under present conditions.

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Monetary Policy Gold Price International Monetary System Joint Economic Committee Monetary Reserve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wulfdiether Zippel
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical UniversityMunich

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