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A Retrospective on the Bretton Woods System : Lessons for International Monetary Reform.

Author: Michael D Bordo; Barry Eichengreen
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the close of the Second World War, when industrialized nations faced serious trade and financial imbalances, delegates from forty-four countries met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in order to reconstruct the international monetary system. In this volume, three generations of scholars and policy makers, some of whom participated in the 1944 conference, consider how the Bretton Woods System contributed to  Read more...
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Bordo, Michael D.
A Retrospective on the Bretton Woods System : Lessons for International Monetary Reform.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Bordo; Barry Eichengreen
ISBN: 9780226066905 0226066908
OCLC Number: 781253309
Description: 1 online resource (692 pages)
Contents: A Retrospective on the Bretton Woods System; Contents; Preface; I. Overviews and Origins; Ii. Bretton Woods in Operation; Iii. The Legacy of Bretton Woods; Iv. Conclusion; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index.
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At the close of the Second World War, when industrialized nations faced serious trade and financial imbalances, delegates from forty-four countries met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in order to reconstruct the international monetary system. In this volume, three generations of scholars and policy makers, some of whom participated in the 1944 conference, consider how the Bretton Woods System contributed to unprecedented economic stability and rapid growth for 25 years and discuss the problems that plagued the system and led to its eventual collapse in 1971. The contributors explore adjustmen.

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