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Is the Era of the Dollar Over?

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  • Wyplosz Charles

    (The Graduate Institute, Geneva)

The financial crisis has led to the setting up of the G20 and to a historically large new allocation of Special Drawing Rights. Is this signaling the end of the dominant role of the U.S. dollar and to a new world order based on a global currency? The paper argues that, for many reasons, there is readily available currency to replace the dollar although the era of a dollar-only international currency is coming to an end.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Journal of Globalization and Development.

Volume (Year): 1 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Pages: 1-16

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Handle: RePEc:bpj:globdv:v:1:y:2010:i:2:n:16
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  1. Alogoskoufis, G. & Portes, R. & Rey, H., 1997. "The Emergence of the Euro as an International Currency," DELTA Working Papers 97-28, DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure).
  2. Rey, Hélène, 1999. "International Trade and Currency Exchange," CEPR Discussion Papers 2226, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  3. Charles Wyplosz, 2002. "How Risky is Financial Liberalization in the Developing Countries?," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Association for Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 44(2-3), pages 1-26, September.
  4. Menzie D. Chinn & Jeffrey A. Frankel, 2008. "The Euro May Over the Next 15 Years Surpass the Dollar as Leading International Currency," NBER Working Papers 13909, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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