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30. During the period between World War I and World War II, many central banks followed a policy of sterilization of gold A. by restricting the rate of growth in the supply of gold. B. by matching inflows and outflows of gold respectively with reductions and increases in domestic money and credit. C. by matching inflows and outflows of gold respectively with increases and reductions in domestic money and credit. D. none of the above. 31. The price-specie-flow mechanism will work only if governments are willing to play by the rules of the game by letting the money stock rise and fall as gold flows in and out. Once the government demonetizes (neutralizes) gold, the mechanism will break down. In addition, the effectiveness of the mechanism depends on
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Unformatted text preview: B. the price elasticity of the demand for imports. C. the price elasticity of the supply of imports. D. the income elasticity of the supply of imports. 32. During the period between World War I and World War II, the political reality was characterized by A. halfhearted attempts and failure to restore the gold standard. B. political instabilities and bank failures. C. panicky flights of capital across borders. D. all of the above 33. At the outbreak of World War I A. major countries such as Great Britain, France, Germany and Russia suspended redemption of banknotes in gold. B. major countries such as Great Britain, France, Germany and Russia imposed embargoes on the export of gold. C. the classical gold standard was abandoned. D. all of the above...
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