Introduction to the dollar and the euro

Gomis-Porqueras, Pedro 2007, Introduction to the dollar and the euro. In Roy, Joaquín and Gomis-Porqueras, Pedro (ed), €uro and the dollar in a globalized economy, Ashgate Publishing, Farnham, Eng., pp.3-10.


Title Introduction to the dollar and the euro
Author(s) Gomis-Porqueras, Pedro
Title of book €uro and the dollar in a globalized economy
Editor(s) Roy, Joaquín
Gomis-Porqueras, Pedro
Publication date 2007
Chapter number 1
Total chapters 14
Start page 3
End page 10
Total pages 8
Publisher Ashgate Publishing
Place of Publication Farnham, Eng.
Keyword(s) Political Science
Summary The rst seeds of the euro can be traced back to the Treaty of Rome in 1958, establishing the European Economic Community. At this time, the monetary exchange rate between countries was controlled by the Bretton Woods system, which connected all currencies to the US dollar, allowing for only a one point uctuation around previously designated values. This system worked well for twenty years, helping to stabilize exchange rates and restore economic growth in the postwar period. By 1960, however, the system began to fail, and exchange-rate agreements became the prevalent topic among European political and economic leaders
ISBN 0754671534
9780754671534
Edition 1st
Language eng
Field of Research 1401 Economic Theory
1402 Applied Economics
HERDC Research category BN.1 Other book chapter, or book chapter not attributed to Deakin
Copyright notice ©2007, Joaquín Roy and Pedro Gomis-Porqueras
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30094547

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: Department of Economics
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