The Euro, theDollar and Gold

Rome, Italy

November 17, 2000



They ranged from a diagnosis of the current malaise of the monetary system, to a consideration of a number of proposals for utilizing gold’s unique characteristics to strengthen the financial structure in the future. The issues were addressed by some of the leading academics, central bankers, analysts and gold industry figures of the day, led by Robert Mundell, the 1999 Nobel Laureate for Economics. The result was a sparkling mixture of debate, insight and reflection that challenged preconceptions and held those listening absorbed.



  • Antonio FAZIO: Governor, Banca d’Italia
  • Dick WARE: World Gold Council
  • Douglas JACKSON: Chairman, E-Gold
  • Peter SCHMIDHUBER; Former Director of the Bundesbank
  • Steve HANKE: Professor of Economics, John Hopkins University
  • Edmond ALPHANDERY: Former Finance Minister of France, President CNP
  • Giacomo PANIZZUTTI: Head of Foreign Exchange & Gold, Bank for International Settlements
  • Herve FERHANI: Head of Gold and Foreign Exchange, Bank of France
  • Ian MCCANNAH: Managing Director of Bullion Marketing, ScotiaMocatta
  • Miss Haruko FUKUDA: Chief Executive Officer, World Gold Council
  • Peter BEMHOLZ: Professor of Economics, University of Basel
  • Philippe SASSIER: Principal Economic Correspondent, France 2 TV
  • Anthony NEUBERGER: London Business School
  • Antonio MARTINO: Former Foreign Minister of Italy, Professor of Economics, University of Rome, Deputy Leader of Forza Italia
  • Robert MUNDELL: C. Lowell Harris Professor of Economics, Columbia University
  • Theo WAIGEL: Former Finance Minister of Germany
  • Tom BUTLER: Consultant, World Gold Council
  • Yukio YOSHIMURA: Executive Director, IMF

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