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The Glitter of GoldFrance
Bimetallism
and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard
1848-1873$
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Marc Flandreau

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199257867

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2004

DOI: 10.1093/0199257868.001.0001

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Chapter:
(p.211) Conclusion
Source:
The Glitter of Gold
Author(s):

Marc Flandreau

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0199257868.003.0010

The conclusion derives a number of lessons for European monetary history, at the same time as it provides an estimate of the cost of bimetallism for the international monetary system. The cost incurred by France for maintaining exchange rate stability for three quarters of a century is shown to be very small.

Keywords:   Adjustment mechanism (smoothness of), Monetary geography, Opportunity cost

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