Select three (3) peer reviewed academic journal articles that is associated with "Is gold a good hedge against inflation?" do the following for each article:

(1) Make a copy of each article and attach as an HTML PDF or a link to the article.
(2) In two sentences for each article, state : (a) what the authors were trying to find out; and (b) the conclusions reached.
(3) Identify the research design. What are the good and bad characteristics associated with this type of design?
(4) What measures/scales were used and why? Were they used correctly?
(5) Identify the sources of data and critique them.
(6) Identify the statistical techniques used and explain why they were used.