The New International Money Game / Edition 7

The New International Money Game / Edition 7

by Robert Aliber

ISBN-10: 0230018947

ISBN-13: 9780230018945

Pub. Date: 05/10/2011

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The seventh edition of this seminal work by Robert Z. Aliber  See more details below


The seventh edition of this seminal work by Robert Z. Aliber

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Palgrave Macmillan
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Edition description:
Seventh Edition
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6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
1A System is How the Pieces Fit1
2The Name of the Game is Money17
Pt. IInternational Monetary Arrangements, Money, and Politics
3'The Greatest Monetary Agreement in History'39
4The Gnomes of Zurich Play in the Largest Market in the World60
5Gold - How much is a 'Barbarous Relic' Worth?86
6The Dollar and Coca-Cola are both Brand Names106
7Radio Luxembourg and the Eurodollar Market are both Offshore Stations124
8They Invented Money so They Could Have Inflation135
9Oil and OPEC Roller Coaster152
10The Threes Ds - Disinflation, Deflation, and Depression168
11Optimal Bankrupts - Deadbeats on an International Treadmill179
12Central Bankers Read Election Returns, not Balance Sheets199
13Monetary Reform - Where Do the Problems Go When They're Assumed Away?213
Pt. IIThe Costs of 100 National Monies
14The Money Game and the Level Playing Field231
15Underground Economies and the Cost of Regulation239
16Tax Avoidance - A Game for the Rich249
17Banking on the Wire265
18Zeros, Swaps, and Options - The Revolution in Finance279
19The World Market for Stocks and Bonds294
20Why are Multinational Firms Mostly American?307
21Japan - The First Superstate?330
22China - The 800lb Gorilla347
23Zlotys, Rubles, and Leks356
24Transition Economies - Who Lost Russia?370
25Fitting the Pieces Once Again380

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