Should We Return to a Gold Standard?, A Round Table Contribution as part of the 293rd Meeting of The Conference Board (1948)
Board Participants: Buffett, Howard H.; Cortney, Philip; Horsefield, J. Keith; Spahr, Walter E.; Mises, Ludwig Von; Bauer, George F.; Friedman, Elisha M.; Hahn, Albert; Heilperin, M.A.; Istel, Andre; Riddle, J.H.; Schwob, Philippe
Alanpuri Trading, Los Angeles, 2013, Softcover, Reprint, Exact facsimile (enlarged 8.5 x 11 in.) of the Original that was first published in April, 1948. 52 pp.,
Summary: This 52 page booklet is a transcript of a symposium on Should We Return to a Gold Standard? held by the National Industrial Conference Board in 1948. Participants include Warren Buffett’s father Howard H. Buffet and Ludwig von Mises. Contents: Foreword by Virgil Jordan (President), Mr. Cortney: When Values are Lost, If Prices Fall, Walter E. Spahr: The Greatest Fraud, Control by the People, In a Managed Economy, Gold to the People, Value of Hoarding, Champagne to Beer, Do We Want Depreciation?, No End to Depreciation, A Call for Leadership, An Unrealistic Proposal, Howard H. Buffett: The Strength is Lacking, Old Scrooge Hopkins, No Nays Here, Power of the Veterans, Freedoms Rest on Gold, Critique of the Fund, J. Keith Horsefield: It Fails in the Pinch, Paper Money is Handy, Back to the Mines, For International Exchange, Theory of Exceptionalism, Tribute to Keynes, Albert Hahn: Paradox of Gold, Elisha M. Friedman: The London Goldsmiths, Early Continental Banking, How the British Feel, J.H. Riddle: Currency is Protected, Andre Istel:, George F. Bauer:, Ludwig von Mises: The Voter The Guardian, Michael A. Heilperin: Cycles Regardless, Against A Red Herring, Philippe Schwob: Dual Role Necessary, A Price Misunderstanding, A Case of Sour Grapes, -If a Drunk Driver, An Unmanaged Gold Standard — end. 52 pp.
EXTREMELY SCARCE CONTENT. A very important 1948 title on a Return to a Gold Standard that includes contributions by Howard H. Buffett (Warren Buffett’s father) and Ludwig von Mises. Highly Recommended Reading.
Should We Return to a Gold Standard?, A Round Table Contribution as part of the 293rd Meeting of The Conference Board