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Stefano Battilossi, Youssef Cassis, and Kazuhiko Yago (eds.): Review of Handbook of the history of money and currency

Stefano Battilossi, Youssef Cassis, and Kazuhiko Yago (eds.): Review of Handbook of the history... Business Economics (2020) 55:92–94 https://doi.org/10.1057/s11369-020-00167-3 BOOK RE VIE W Stefano Battilossi, Youssef Cassis, and Kazuhiko Yago (eds.): Review of Handbook of the history of money and currency Ronnie J. Phillips Published online: 9 March 2020 © National Association for Business Economics 2020 The purpose of a handbook should be to provide both a sum- the future? Governments have pushed for a common cur- mary of recent research and a guide for future research. In rency and technology and the market are perhaps pushing this regard, this volume is imminently successful. Knowl- in the opposite direction. The second question is: given that edge of economic history is absolutely crucial to under- the world is divided into nation states, what should be the standing our current predicaments with respect to money relationship between the different monies? There has been and finance. Study of the evolution of financial institutions historical experience with the Gold Standard, but could there can also help in evaluating whether future innovations will be an international money in the future? The chapters in this be successful. handbook contribute significantly to providing answers to The book is divided into ten sections: Historical Origins these two basic questions. of Money; Money, Coinage, and the State; Trade, Money The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Business Economics Springer Journals

Stefano Battilossi, Youssef Cassis, and Kazuhiko Yago (eds.): Review of Handbook of the history of money and currency

Business Economics , Volume 55 (2): 3 – Apr 1, 2020

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2020 National Association for Business Economics
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0007-666X
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Business Economics (2020) 55:92–94 https://doi.org/10.1057/s11369-020-00167-3 BOOK RE VIE W Stefano Battilossi, Youssef Cassis, and Kazuhiko Yago (eds.): Review of Handbook of the history of money and currency Ronnie J. Phillips Published online: 9 March 2020 © National Association for Business Economics 2020 The purpose of a handbook should be to provide both a sum- the future? Governments have pushed for a common cur- mary of recent research and a guide for future research. In rency and technology and the market are perhaps pushing this regard, this volume is imminently successful. Knowl- in the opposite direction. The second question is: given that edge of economic history is absolutely crucial to under- the world is divided into nation states, what should be the standing our current predicaments with respect to money relationship between the different monies? There has been and finance. Study of the evolution of financial institutions historical experience with the Gold Standard, but could there can also help in evaluating whether future innovations will be an international money in the future? The chapters in this be successful. handbook contribute significantly to providing answers to The book is divided into ten sections: Historical Origins these two basic questions. of Money; Money, Coinage, and the State; Trade, Money The

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Business EconomicsSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 1, 2020

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