A Retrospective on the Bretton Woods System: Lessons for International Monetary Reform (Google eBook)

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Michael D. Bordo, Barry Eichengreen
University of Chicago Press, Dec 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 690 pages
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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 adjustment, liquidity, and transmission under the System; the way it affected developing countries; and the role of the International Monetary Fund in maintaining a stable rate. The authors examine the reasons for the System's success and eventual collapse, compare it to subsequent monetary regimes, such as the European Monetary System, and address the possibility of a new fixed exchange rate for today's world.
  

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Contents

II Bretton Woods in Operation
199
III The Legacy of Bretton Woods
513
IV Conclusion
619
Contributors
659
Author Index
663
Subject Index
669
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About the author (2007)

Michael D. Bordo is professor of economics at Rutgers University. He is the editor of Money, History, and International Finance and A Retrospective on the Classical Gold Standard (co-edited by Anna J. Schwartz), both published by the University of Chicago Press. Barry Eichengreen is professor of economics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Elusive Stability and Golden Fetters.

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