Why did the gold standard collapse? Is there a case for retu

Subject: General Questions    / General Academic Questions
Question
1. Why did the gold standard collapse? Is there a case for returning to some type of gold standard? If so, what is it?

2. What opportunities might current IMF lending policies to developing nations create for international business? What threats may they create?

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