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Currency and State Power

Benjamin J. Cohen

in Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199970087
eISBN:
9780199333295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199970087.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the effect of an international currency on state power. Emphasis is placed on disaggregating the concept of currency internationalization into the separate roles that an ... More


Reserve Accumulation in East Asia and Transpacific Trade Imbalance *

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The imbalance in massive foreign currency reserves held by East Asian countries combined with a record US current account deficit has the potential to throw the global economy into financial turmoil ... More


Will the Euro Eventually Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Reserve Currency?

Menzie Chinn and Jeffrey A. Frankel

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates whether the dollar might eventually follow the precedent of the pound and cede its status as leading international reserve currency. The link between currency shares and ... More


The U.S./China Relationship

Mauro F. Guillén

in The Architecture of Collapse: The Global System in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199683604
eISBN:
9780191763267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683604.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

The global dynamics of complexity and tight coupling unfold at the level of bilateral relationships, creating different levels of risk. The U.S./China relationship is crucial because it involves the ... More


Reforming the (Non)System

José Antonio Ocampo

in Resetting the International Monetary (Non)System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198718116
eISBN:
9780191787478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718116.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter proposes a comprehensive yet evolutionary reform of the global monetary non-system that evolved out of the breakdown of the original Bretton Woods arrangement in the early 1970s. The ... More


Britain and Currency Reserves During World War II and the Crimean War

Rosella Cappella Zielinski

in How States Pay for Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702495
eISBN:
9781501705960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702495.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter contends that the variations in Britain's war financing during World War II and the Crimean War were due to the source of war inputs and a state's ability to cope with low currency ... More


In a Keynesian Mood?: Why Exchange Rate Systems Collapse

Toshiaki Hirai, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, and Perry Mehrling

in Keynesian Reflections: Effective Demand, Money, Finance, and Policies in the Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198092117
eISBN:
9780199082506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092117.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Keynesian proposals for reforming international monetary relations aim at establishing a world central bank that, in order to enhance stability and growth, imposes ceilings for current account ... More


Currency Concepts

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides an analytical foundation for a discussion of currency concepts. It describes terms such as capital account convertibility, exchange rate flexibility, and purchasing power ... More


Conclusion

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The rise of the RMB has been impressive by any standard although the currency still has a long way to go before it becomes a major reserve currency that accounts for a substantial portion of global ... More


Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Eswar S. Prasad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

China’s currency, the renminbi (RMB), has taken the world by storm. The RMB is well on its way to becoming a significant international currency, one that is used widely in international trade and ... More


The Economic Origins of the “War on Terror”

Navin A. Bapat

in Monsters to Destroy: Understanding the War on Terror

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190061456
eISBN:
9780190061494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061456.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The U.S. was in a position of economic and military hegemony after World War II. However, by the early 1970s, the U.S. dollar depreciated following President Richard Nixon’s abandonment of the gold ... More


New York: Remains a, if not the, Pre-eminent International Financial Centre

Richard Sylla

in International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

New York, the epicentre of the 2007–9 Global Financial Crisis, during the ensuing decade regained much of its pre-Crisis stature as a pre-eminent international financial centre. Its advantages going ... More


The United States of America

Matthew Kroenig

in The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy versus Autocracy from the Ancient World to the U.S. and China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190080242
eISBN:
9780190080273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080242.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the future of American global leadership through the lens of its domestic political institutions. It finds that the United States faces growing troubles at home. At the same ... More


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