“It fascinated me that a gold price based in London was having so much impact on a small community in the middle of the Nevada desert.”
ABOUT RACHEL M. HARVEY
Rachel M. Harvey, PhD is an Adjunct Associate Research Scholar with the Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University. Among myriad areas
of expertise, she has specialised in the history of the London gold market with a deep knowledge and understanding of the history of the gold price.
In an interview shot at the centenary of the gold price event on 12 September 2019, we interviewed Rachel to find out what exactly the gold price
means to her.