Journals Higher Education



20 February 2012

320 Pages | 4 figures and 16 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199606467

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Special Drawing Rights

The First International Money

Christopher Wilkie

  • Provides a history of SDRs - what they are, where they came from, and why they are significant
  • Considers the role of SDRs as a source of support and stability for the world economy in the wake of the global financial crisis
  • Highlights the potential of SDRs to contribute to international stability, a stronger global economy, and better management of international economic relations
  • Highly topical, the international monetary system is one of the key issues on the G-20's work agenda for 2011

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