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The Interaction among the Federal Reserve and the Treasury between the height of the global financial crisis and the deadlock around the debt ceiling raise, 2008-2011

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Author(s):
Daniele Oliveira Gave
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Master's Dissertation
Press: São Paulo.
Institution: Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Relações Internacionais (IRI)
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Examining board members:
Maria Antonieta Del Tedesco Lins; Daniela Magalhães Prates; Adriana Schor
Advisor: Maria Antonieta Del Tedesco Lins
Abstract

This research aims at analyzing the mechanics of the internal political processes of the Federal Reserve System and its interaction with the U.S. Department of Treasury between the height of global financial crisis, late 2008, and the deadlock around the debt ceiling raise in 2011. To this end, the study was based on official documents issued by the two agencies and statements made by their representatives. The analysis indicates that the strategies designed by monetary and fiscal policymakers were complementary during most of the period in focus, through the creation and implementation of different policy tools and programs of great impact. In this process, the international role of the dollar was reinforced. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/10863-6 - The relation between the FED and the treasury towards threats to the dollar: the financial crisis in 2008-09 and the debt deadlock in 2011
Grantee:Daniele Oliveira Gave
Support Opportunities: Scholarships in Brazil - Master