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- Centro Studi Luca dAgliano, Torino
|Dates:||December 04-04, 2009|
|Description:||7th Luca dAgliano Lecture in Development Economics by Barry Eichengreen The Dollar in Doubt|
|Location:||Turin, Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, Italy|
|Subject:||Recent events have created new doubts about the dollars prospects for remaining the leading international reserve currency. The crisis has not exactly enhanced the attractions of the United States as a producer of high quality financial assets. Yet incumbency is a strong advantage in international monetary affairs, and the dollar is the incumbent reserve currency. And the alternatives, from the euro, to the renminbi, to the IMFs Special Drawing Rights, all have problems and disadvantages of their own. This lecture will consider whether the dollar will remain the dominant international currency and, if it doesnt, what implications economic, financial, political and strategic follow for the United States and the world, including especially the emerging and developing economies. [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|