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Brexit Limbo

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Months after the referendum that shook the world, the fallout from Brexit, including the likely economic costs, remains unsettled. Theresa May's government is still wrestling with the basic question of what type of relationship with the EU Britain wants, while European leaders are struggling to develop a united front for negotiations.

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    The Big Float

    Barry Eichengreen

    Fifty years ago this August, President Richard Nixon ended the era when the dollar was firmly anchored to gold at a fixed price, auguring a new era of floating exchange rates. So, why does the greenback continue to reign over the international monetary and financial system?

    dissects two recent books on the international monetary system since the US abandoned the gold standard in 1971.
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