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Austrian Reconstruction and the Collapse of Global Finance, 1921–1931

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ISBN 9780674088924

Publication: April 2018

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560 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones, 40 graphs, 8 tables

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  • A Note on Austrian Currencies
  • Introduction
  • Prologue: 1908
  • I. Crisis
    • 1. Making Sense of Hyperinflation: 1921–1922
    • 2. The Road to Geneva: 1921–1922
    • 3. How to Kill a Hyperinflation: 1922
  • II. Control
    • 4. The Inception of Control: 1923–1924
    • 5. Reconstructions at the Crossroad: 1924
    • 6. The Politics of Control: 1925–1926
  • III. Collapse
    • 7. The Precedence of Politics: 1927–1929
    • 8. The Credit-Anstalt Crisis and the Collapse of the Gold Exchange Standard: 1930–1931
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Austrian Consumer Price Indexes for 1921 and 1922
  • Appendix B: The “Normal” Budget as Presented in Millions of Gold Crowns to the Financial Committee in May 1924, Excluding Ertragsanteile
  • Appendix C: The Geneva Protocols (1922) I, II, and III and Further Documents
  • Appendix D: Draft Budget for 1924 in Austrian Crowns
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index