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    The Big Float

    Global Bookmark Jun 11, 2021 Barry Eichengreen reviews two recent books on the international monetary system since the US abandoned the gold standard in 1971.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has set back the sustainable development agenda in countless ways. Yet by shining a spotlight on issues that can no longer be ignored, and restoring science to its proper place at the center of decision-making processes, the crisis can also spur progress toward building more sustainable, resilient, and inclusive societies. In Back to Health, created with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, leading experts will consider what it will take to seize this opportunity and bring all communities and societies back to health.

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