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A Post-American World?

Ho-fung Hung

in The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

China has been addicted to US Treasuries and is financing the US lasting global power, defying the common conception that China is displacing US global leadership. China's geopolitical influence is ... More


The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Ronald I. McKinnon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

An accident of history, the international dollar standard has greatly facilitated multilateral trade and exchange since 1945. But beginning in 1971, erratic U.S. monetary and exchange rate policies ... More


Introduction: The Unloved Dollar Standard

Ronald I. McKinnon

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Since 1945, the dollar has been the key currency for clearing international payments among banks including interventions by governments to set exchange rates, the dominant currency for invoicing ... More


The Bretton Woods System: Design and Operation

Peter Kugler

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The System designed at the conference at Bretton Woods in July 1944 (BWS) was the first full attempt to establish an international monetary system with fixed but adjustable exchange rates based on an ... More


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