Webinar

The Dollar in American Foreign Policy: A Look Back and Ahead

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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Speaker
Jeffrey E. Garten

Dean Emeritus, Yale School of Management

Presider

Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations

Center for Geoeconomic Studies Roundtable Series in International Finance

Jeffrey E. Garten, dean emeritus at the Yale School of Management and a former undersecretary of commerce for international trade, is the author of the forthcoming book, Three Days at Camp David: How a Secret Meeting in 1971 Transformed the Global Economy. Garten discusses the historical consequences of the Nixon administration’s decision fifty years ago to sever the dollar from its gold backing and the challenges the fiat dollar faces now and going forward.

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