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Exchange rate chaos [electronic resource] : twenty-five years of finance and consumer democracy / Charles R. Geisst.

Author/Creator:
Geisst, Charles R.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (193 p.)
Subjects:
Foreign exchange rates -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Foreign exchange rates -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Finance -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Finance -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Bretton Woods system ensured a quarter of a century of relative stability on the world's financial markets. The quarter of a century which has followed has brought financial chaos and excessive financial volatility. Exchange Rate Chaos: 25 Years of Financial and Consumer Democracy describes and compares US and British financial history during this period. It highlights: * similarites in financial developments between the two countries * consumer democracy: Have the wishes of consumers dominated exchange rate policy? * The decline of the small investor and the
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Lists of figures and tables; INTRODUCTION; THE SYSTEM DISSOLVES; EMERGING CRISES; RESPONDING TO INFLATION; RISING INSTITUTIONALISM; BANKING REFORMS ON BOTH SIDES; BIG BANG AND BEYOND; BANKING REFORM AGAIN; CONCLUSION; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-177) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-77739-4
9786612777394
1-134-83717-8
0-203-01388-3
OCLC:
70724988
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