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Is Being the ‘Saudi Arabia of Money’ Good for America?

A reading of “How to Diagnose Your Own Dutch Disease,” a look at the problems of America’s dollar trade.

CoinDesk Insights
Sep 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:55 a.m. UTC

A reading of “How to Diagnose Your Own Dutch Disease,” a look at the problems of America’s dollar trade.

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On this week’s Long Reads Sunday, NLW looks at recent statistics suggesting that, based on a comprehensive set of measures of well-being, U.S. citizens are worse off than they were a decade ago. 

One potential explanation is the U.S.’ “USD Dutch Disease” - a peculiar set of consequences resulting from the role of the U.S. dollar in the world. 

This week’s reading is “How to Diagnose Your Own Dutch Disease” from the Financial Times.

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