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Gold and the International Monetary System

A Report by the Chatham House Gold Taskforce

By Rapporteur: Andre Astrow
gold international monetary

This report explores the advantages and disadvantages of reintroducing gold to the current international monetary system in the wake of the global financial crisis and identifies a number of possible scenarios for reform.

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