Currency Wars : The Making of the Next Global Crisis

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  • Edition: Reprint
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  • Copyright: 2012-08-28
  • Publisher: Portfolio Trade

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Currency wars are one of the most destructive and feared outcomes in international economics. At best, they offer the sorry spectacle of countries stealing growth from their trading partners. At worst, they degenerate into sequential bouts of inflation, recession, retaliation and sometimes actual violence. Left unchecked the next currency war could lead to a crisis worse than the panic of 2008.The next crash is overdue. Recent headlines about the Eurozone crisis, the bailouts for Greece, riots caused by austerity measures as well as the debasement of the dollar.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
War Gamesp. 1
Prewarp. 3
Financial Warp. 17
Currency Warsp. 35
Reflections on a Golden Agep. 37
Currency War I (1921-1936)p. 56
Currency War II (1967-1987)p. 78
Currency War 111(2010-)p. 98
The G20 Solutionp. 125
The Next Global Crisisp. 143
Globalization and State Capitalp. 145
The Misuse of Economicsp. 168
Currencies, Capital and Complexityp. 195
Endgame-Paper, Gold or Chaos?p. 226
Conclusionp. 255
Afterwordp. 259
Acknowledgmentsp. 267
Notesp. 271
Selected Sourcesp. 279
Indexp. 289
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