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CHAPTER 15 The Fund and the EPU

CHAPTER 15 The Fund and the EPU »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

THE STORY OF THE FUND’S REACTIONS to plans in the late 1940’s for European payments arrangements, and of its relations with the European Payments Union (EPU) which was formed in 1950, belongs to an era of th...

CHAPTER 22 The Institution

CHAPTER 22 The Institution »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

The articles of the fund are one of the great law-making charters of the postwar world. “Something very important happened at Bretton Woods in 1944, and that was that the world consciously took control of th...

CHAPTER 3 The Par Value System: An Overview

CHAPTER 3 The Par Value System: An Overview »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

Since the par value system was initiated in 1945, there have been several ups and downs—or, more literally, downs and ups—in the extent to which it has been adhered to. In the first decade of the Fund’s life...

CHAPTER 1 The Process of Policymaking

CHAPTER 1 The Process of Policymaking »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

One of the distinguishing characteristics of the international economic scene since World War II is the existence of multi-member economic institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund. The Fund was...

CHAPTER 14 The Retreat of Bilateralism

CHAPTER 14 The Retreat of Bilateralism »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

WHEN THE MACHINERY for international monetary cooperation was being set up in 1943 and 1944, bilateral trade and payments agreements were not as extensively used as they were later to be. During the interwar...

CHAPTER 25 The Techniques of Response

CHAPTER 25 The Techniques of Response »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

INTERPRETATION The Fund is one of a growing number of international organizations, mostly financial or economic in character, that have the authority to adopt final interpretations o...

CHAPTER 23 Use of the Fund’s Resources

CHAPTER 23 Use of the Fund’s Resources »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

THE POWER TO CHALLENGE It is in connection with its financial operations and transactions that the Fund has shown the greatest virtuosity and imagination even though the overture beg...

IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965)
			: Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II:  Analysis

IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis »

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451962925.071

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

This paper discusses the history of the first 20 years of the IMF. It attempts to recount objectively what were its origins and what have been its plans and activities. The paper contains a chronological account of...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

This paper discusses the history of the first 20 years of the IMF. It attempts to recount objectively what were its origins and what have been its plans and activities. The paper contains a chronological account of...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: IMF History Volume 2 (1945-1965) : Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume II: Analysis

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 February 1996

ISBN: 9781451962925

Keywords: balance of payments, gold, exchange rates, exchange rate, exchange restrictions

This paper discusses the history of the first 20 years of the IMF. It attempts to recount objectively what were its origins and what have been its plans and activities. The paper contains a chronological account of...