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Financial History, Issue 120
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For the Love of Money: Blacks on US Currency
Words of Wisdom: Remarks from the 2017 Gala
AIG: Opening Trade in Services
Bank of Montreal Bicentennial
Lightning Strikes: Timeless Lessons from Nikola Tesla
Hecla Mining Company: 125 Years of Persistence
Spies, Abolitionists and the Origins of Credit Rating Agencies
Lunch & Learn Series
Robert Vambery and Taranza Ganziro on "Exorbitant Burdens, Deficits and the Almighty Dollar"
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
The proper role of the United States dollar within the international monetary system is frequently questioned. Recognizing that the dollar continues to be the premiere leading reserve currency, some loud opposition is inspired by a concern that the US derives exorbitant privileges and undeserved benefits from the economic influence it can exert through the dollar. Authors Taranza Ganziro and Robert Vambery focus on the opposite end of the exorbitant privilege spectrum: the cost the very dollar reserve status impacts on the US economy through the twin deficits.
Talk followed by Q&A and book signing. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.