1st Edition

Dilemmas of the Dollar
Economics and Politics of United States International Monetary Policy

ISBN 9780873326001
Published April 30, 1990 by Routledge
614 Pages

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Book Description

An examination of the role of the dollar in the global financial system which presents a long-term historical perspective on the international monetary system in this century. The main focus is on the evaluation of the global financial system in the post-war period.

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