Monetary and Exchange Rate Systems: A Global View of Financial Crises

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Louis-Philippe Rochon, Sergio Rossi
Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 267 pages
Combining critical perspectives with a positive contribution to economic policy, both national and international, this book considers the causes and consequences of recent financial crises presenting cutting-edge material. views and elaborate on alternative solutions with respect to the Washington Consensus on how to restructure the monetary and financial system in order to avoid financial crises in the future. The book deals with a number of issues, such as the Asian financial crises of the 1990s, exchange rate arrangements, financial liberalization and capital controls. The contributors take a critical approach, providing the elements for a new analysis of monetary and exchange rate issues in the modern world. and policymakers interested in monetary macroeconomics and in the international financial system.

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Contents

International Financial Instability in a World of Currencies Hierarchy
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Dollarization and the Hegemonic Status of the US Dollar
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Tables
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