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What do we need to know about the international monetary system?

by Paul R. Krugman

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Published by International Finance Section, Dept. of Economics, Princeton University in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International finance,
  • Foreign exchange,
  • Monetary unions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPaul Krugman.
    SeriesEssays in international finance,, no. 190
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG136 .P7 no. 190, HG3881 .P7 no. 190
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1401254M
    ISBN 100881650978
    LC Control Number93009099

    The last three or four decades have seen a remarkable evolution in the institutions that comprise the modern monetary system. The financial crisis of is a wakeup call that we need a similar evolution in the analytical apparatus and theories that we use to understand that system. Any central or an apex bank uses several tools to regulate the money supply. Central bank can: 1) use its check writing capabilities, using open market operations 2) raise or lower the interest rates, or 3) manipulate the reserve requirements for.

    What Do We Need to Know about the International Monetary System? July Beatriz Armendariz de Aghion and John Williamson: The G-7’s Joint-and-Several Blunder: Apr. Pierre-Richard Agénor: Parallel Currency Markets in Developing Countries: Theory, Evidence, and Policy Implications: Nov. Michele Fratianni, Jürgen Author: Econweb.   And the international financial and monetary system is both hard to know of and understand, as it is so intangible and detached from regulatory democracy. But understand it we must. Awareness of the power that globalised finance plays in determining impacts in the real world economy, close to home, is vital.

    This book brilliantly weaves six centuries of stories into a coherent and cogent account of the international monetary system. 2 The core of the book is a historical account of the United States’ dollar’s rise to international prominence in the first half of the twentieth century and challenges to its dominance during the second half of the Author: Gary Richardson, Cathy Zhang.   We need to know its origins and its definition in order to understand our current political and economic mess, including the rise of nativism that played a part in Brexit and Donald Trump’s.


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