vii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0226194558 cloth alkaline paper 9780226194554 9780226194578 e-book
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The pain of original sin Must original sin cause macroeconomic damnation? A fiscal perspective on currency crises and "original sin" Original sin, balance-sheet crises, and the roles of international lending How original sin was overcome : the evolution of external debt denominated in domestic currencies in the United States and the British dominions, 1800-2000 Old sins : exchange clauses and European foreign lending in the nineteenth century Why do emerging economies borrow in foreign currency? Why do countries borrow the way they borrow? The mystery of original sin Original sin : the road to redemption.