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The U.S. Dollar in the Global Economy

Posted 4/30/2014

The U.S. dollar has long enjoyed its status as the primary reserve currency of the global economy. It has served as an international safe haven and lubricated the operation of financial markets around the world. Yet, the international role of the dollar also has been consistently questioned, most recently in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. OUTLOOK recently sat down with economist Barry Eichengreen to understand how the U.S. dollar is currently faring in the global economy and what we might expect to see in the future. Read more...

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