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Oil, dollars, debt, and crises : the global curse of black gold

Author: Mahmoud A El-Gamal; Amy Jaffe
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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"Oil, Dollars, Debt, and Crises studies the causes of the current oil and global financial crisis and shows how America's and the world's growing dependence on oil has created a repeating pattern of banking, currency, and energy-price crises. Unlike other books on the current financial crisis, which have focused on U.S. indebtedness and American trade and economic policy, Oil, Dollars, Debt, and Crises shows the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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El-Gamal, Mahmoud A., 1963-
Oil, dollars, debt, and crises.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009038039
(OCoLC)432978287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmoud A El-Gamal; Amy Jaffe
ISBN: 9780511692680 0511692684 9780511691560 0511691564 9780511687839 0511687834 9780511812323 0511812329
OCLC Number: 646066490
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. The challenges of resource curses and globalization --
2. New Middle East: childhood 1973-84 and adolescence 1985-95 --
3. Road to the status quo: 1996-2008 --
4. Globalization of Middle-East dynamics --
5. Dollars and debt: the end of the dollar era? --
6. Motivations to attack or abandon the dollar --
7. Resource curses, global volatility, and crises --
8. Ameliorating the cycle --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, Amy Myers Jaffe ; foreword by James A. Baker.
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