The new international money game /

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Author / Creator:Aliber, Robert Z.
Edition:6th ed.
Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002.
Description:xxiv, 403 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:International finance.
International finance.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy 3 is a hardback; copy 4 is a paperback.
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4584023
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ISBN:0226013960 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226013979 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Rev. ed. of: The international money game. 5th rev. ed. c1987.
Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. A System is How the Pieces Fit
  • 2. The Name of the Game is Money
  • Pt. I. International Monetary Arrangements, Money, and Politics
  • 3. 'The Greatest Monetary Agreement in History'
  • 4. The Gnomes of Zurich Play in the Largest Market in the World
  • 5. Gold - How much is a 'Barbarous Relic' Worth?
  • 6. The Dollar and Coca-Cola are both Brand Names
  • 7. Radio Luxembourg and the Eurodollar Market are both Offshore Stations
  • 8. They Invented Money so They Could Have Inflation
  • 9. Oil and OPEC Roller Coaster
  • 10. The Threes Ds - Disinflation, Deflation, and Depression
  • 11. Optimal Bankrupts - Deadbeats on an International Treadmill
  • 12. Central Bankers Read Election Returns, not Balance Sheets
  • 13. Monetary Reform - Where Do the Problems Go When They're Assumed Away?
  • Pt. II. The Costs of 100 National Monies
  • 14. The Money Game and the Level Playing Field
  • 15. Underground Economies and the Cost of Regulation
  • 16. Tax Avoidance - A Game for the Rich
  • 17. Banking on the Wire
  • 18. Zeros, Swaps, and Options - The Revolution in Finance
  • 19. The World Market for Stocks and Bonds
  • 20. Why are Multinational Firms Mostly American?
  • 21. Japan - The First Superstate?
  • 22. China - The 800lb Gorilla
  • 23. Zlotys, Rubles, and Leks
  • 24. Transition Economies - Who Lost Russia?
  • 25. Fitting the Pieces Once Again.