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A primer on the dollar in the world economy : United States balance of payments and international monetary reform / Robert Warren Stevens.


[1st ed.].. New York : Random House, 1972.
ISBN 0394321375, 9780394321370

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Subjects Balance of payments -- United States.
Balance of payments.
International economic relations.
International finance.
United States.
Description vi, 232 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Contents Introducing the book -- What is a balance of payments? -- How a balance of payments statement is organized -- What a balance of payments does and does not show -- Trade and capital items in the U.S. balance of payments -- Financing, defining, and interpreting the U.S. balance of payments -- Reinterpreting the rules of the game -- Exchange rates: ordinary market prices or symbols of international prestige? -- Considering international liquidity -- The many faces of the gold standard -- The International Monetary Fund -- The U.S. balance of payments -- a second look -- Comparing public and private sectors in the U.S. balance of payments -- The public sector in the U.S. balance of payments -- Problems of the Bretton Woods monetary system -- International monetary reform in the 1960s -- The choices made in the 1960s -- SDRs, Eurodollars, two gold prices, and the dollar standard -- Solving the exchange rate problem -- The U.S. dollar in a new world -- Appendix A: The U.S. balance of payments: a restructuring -- Appendix B: The U.S. balance of payments: a chronology.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)238886
(OCoLC)ocm00238886
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WorldCat Identities Stevens, Robert Warren, 1918-
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