Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 January 2011

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199753789

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Exorbitant Privilege

The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System

Barry Eichengreen

  • Definitive history of the dollar's rise and potential fall in modern times by a pre-eminent economist
  • Penetrating account of the global financial crisis's impact on currencies around the world
  • Analyzes the prospects for American economic power in a reshaped global economy in the coming years
  • Explains in accessible prose how the international currency system works

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