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Currency Wars, Capital Controls, and the Outlook for the International Monetary System

Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
Speakers: Ajay Shah, Professor, National Institute for Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi
Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, Money, Markets, and Sovereignty
Alan M. Taylor, Senior Adviser, Morgan Stanley; Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for the Evolution of the Global Economy, University of California, Davis
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomics Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
November 17, 2010

Experts discuss the the current global economy and their skepticism of effective capital control, as well as the future of currency pegging, fixed currency rates, and capital mobility.

This session was part of CFR's Stephen C. Friedheim Symposium on Global Economics which was made possible through generous support from Stephen C. Freidheim.

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