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Published: 27 September 2012

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199642472

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The Rise and Fall of the Dollar

Barry Eichengreen

  • A definitive history of the rise and fall of the dollar by one of the world's leading experts
  • Penetrating account of the impact of the global financial crisis on currencies around the world
  • Explains in accessible prose how the international currency system works
  • Analyses in what ways the position of the US is likely to change in a reshaped global economy in the coming years
  • Shortlisted for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Prize, 2011

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