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|ISBN:||0521843898 9780521843898 0521605075 9780521605076|
|Description:||xiii, 370 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||List of figures, tables and boxes; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgments and disclaimer; Part I. Background: 1. Introduction; 2. The evolution of the international monetary system; 3. The international monetary fund; Part II. International Financial Crises and Obstacles to Growth: 4. Factors contributing to international financial crises; 5. The effects of crises and controversies over how to respond; 6. Perspectives on economic growth and poverty reduction; Part III. The Agenda for Reform: 7. What can individual countries do?; 8. How can the international financial system be reformed?; References; Author index; Subject index.|
'Peter Isard brings deep scholarship and experience to the bewildering array of problems surrounding the brave new world of globalized international finance. No single volume I know does a better job