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SDRs after the Second Amendment

Christopher M.D. Wilkie

in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Not only SDRs, but the IMF itself enjoyed prospectively greater powers in the late 1970s. These were illusory, however, as responsibility for liquidity provision, particularly for the creditworthy, ... More


Implications of the World Financial Crisis: What Role for the United Nations?

Sabine von Schorlemer

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The current global financial crisis, being mainly the result of speculative lending and investment in major international finance centres of the North, is affecting all countries and all people ... More


Special Drawing Rights (SDRs): The First International Money

Christopher Wilkie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606467
eISBN:
9780191731648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606467.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Following the Rio Agreement in 1967, the birth of the Special Drawing Right (SDR) was widely heralded as the first step towards a world international money. The SDR's intended purpose, though, was ... More


The Financial Trilemma and the Vicious Circle of Banking and Sovereign Debt Crises

David Howarth and Lucia Quaglia

in The Political Economy of European Banking Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198727927
eISBN:
9780191794216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727927.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the causes and consequence of two interconnected crises—the international financial crisis (2007–9) and the euro area’s sovereign debt crisis (from 2010)—which formed the ... More


The Impact of the International Financial Crisis on Asia and the Pacific: Highlighting Monetary Policy Challenges from a Negative Asset Price Bubble Perspective

Andrew Filardo

in New Perspectives on Asset Price Bubbles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199844333
eISBN:
9780190258504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199844333.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the impact of the international financial crisis of the late 2000s on Asia and the Pacific, with particular emphasis on monetary policy challenges arising from negative asset ... More


Introduction

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

In the absence of a global central bank, there is no formally designated international lender of last resort (ILLR) to provide liquidity to world markets in times of crisis. While the International ... More


The Rush for Gold

Simon James Bytheway and Mark Metzler

in Central Banks and Gold: How Tokyo, London, and New York Shaped the Modern World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704949
eISBN:
9781501705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704949.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter describes the great rush to cash in national currencies for gold in 1930 and 1931. Under the press of this run on gold, gold-based credit systems collapsed. Thus, credit-led ... More


When is U.S. Bank Lending to Emerging Markets Volatile?

Linda S. Goldberg (ed.)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter employs new data to examine U.S. banks' lending practices toward emerging nations. It specifically explores the extent to which U.S. banks that lend to the emerging markets respond to ... More


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