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Currencies and Currency Policies in the Global Economy

By Kurt Hübner

Routledge – 2014 – 288 pages

Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

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    978-0-415-48265-3
    February 28th 2015
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Description

This book explains the volatility of the global foreign exchange markets by the interplay of political strategies and actions of market makers, looking at currency strategies put in place by the US, the Euro zone, Japan, China, and also Canada.

Contents

Foreword. Introduction 1. Exchange Rate Regimes and Exchange Rate Episodes: The Historical Dimension 2. The Failure of Standard Exchange Rate Economics 3. Foreign Exchange Markets as ‘Socially Embedded Markets’: An Alternative Approach 4. Global Imbalances, Power Shifts, and Strong Dollar Politics of the US: The Era of Currency Competition 5. Case Studies: Currency Strategies Compared 6. Currency Cooperation Past and Present: Proposals and Interpretations 7. Outlook

Author Bio

Kurt Hübner is professor of European studies and director at the Institute for European Studies at University of British Columbia, Canada

Name: Currencies and Currency Policies in the Global Economy (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Kurt Hübner. This book explains the volatility of the global foreign exchange markets by the interplay of political strategies and actions of market makers, looking at currency strategies put in place by the US, the Euro zone, Japan, China, and also Canada...
Categories: Monetary Economics, International Economics, Globalization, Political Economy, Banking