Trade and U.S. Gold Reserves during the Classical Gold Standard Era

Abstract: During the period from around 1870 to the outbreak of World War I, changes in a nation’s gold reserves were closely linked to changes in its trade balances.

Keywords: gold reserves; gold standard; trade balance; world war I;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Source: On the Economy

Publication Date: 2020-08-31