Currencies and Crises

Currencies and Crises

by Paul Krugman
     
 

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Currencies and Crises brings together Paul Krugman's work on international monetary economics from the late 1970s to the present, in an effort to make sense of a turbulent period that, in Krugman's words, "involved one surprise after another, most of them unpleasant." The eleven essays cover such key areas as the role of exchange rates in balance-of-payments

Overview

Currencies and Crises brings together Paul Krugman's work on international monetary economics from the late 1970s to the present, in an effort to make sense of a turbulent period that, in Krugman's words, "involved one surprise after another, most of them unpleasant." The eleven essays cover such key areas as the role of exchange rates in balance-of-payments adjustment policy, the role of speculation in the functioning of exchange-rate regimes, third world debt, and the construction of an international monetary system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262611091
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/23/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher

"The papers included in this collection reveal the breadth of
Krugman'swork in international monetary economics.... [This] is a book that anyoneinterested in international monetary economics can refer to repeatedly in thecourse of his or her career. As such, it ought not to gather dust on anybookshelf." Andreas Savides , The Journal of
Economics

Meet the Author

Paul Krugman is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton
University and a New York Times columnist. He was awarded the
Nobel Prize for Economics in 2008.

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