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Journal of Globalization and Development

Ed. by Stiglitz, Joseph / Emran, M. Shahe / Guzman, Martin / Jayadev, Arjun / Ocampo, José Antonio / Rodrik, Dani

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Is the Era of the Dollar Over?

Charles Wyplosz
Published Online: 2010-12-27 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1948-1837.1117

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.

Keywords: international currency; foreign reserves; U.S. dollar; SDR

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Published Online: 2010-12-27


Citation Information: Journal of Globalization and Development, ISSN (Online) 1948-1837, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1948-1837.1117.

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