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European Policy Convergence and the EMS

European Policy Convergence and the EMS »

Source: European Policy Convergence and the EMS

Volume/Issue: 1990/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

ISBN: 9781451947809

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, money supply, monetary system, european monetary system

In this paper we analyze the degree of policy convergence of EMS member countries relative to that of some non-EMS countries. Interestingly, we find convergence for the nominal and real exchange rates and money sup...

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System »

Source: France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

Volume/Issue: 1994/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Simard , Michael Bordo , and Eugene White

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

ISBN: 9781451935363

Keywords: monetary system, international monetary system, balance of payments, gold reserves

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

From Suez to Tequila

From Suez to Tequila »

Source: From Suez to Tequila : The IMF As Crisis Manager

Volume/Issue: 1997/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

ISBN: 9781451952001

Keywords: IMF, financial crises, crisis management, international monetary system, financial history, current account, capital outflows, debt crisis, balance of payments, capital market

The IMF was established in 1944 in part to “give confidence” to member countries by providing short-term credits. Although the intention was that the availability of the Fund’s resources should...

The IMF and the force of History

The IMF and the force of History »

Source: The IMF and the force of History : Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution

Volume/Issue: 2004/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

ISBN: 9781451849769

Keywords: postwar economic history, international financial institutions, monetary fund, inflation, monetary policy, international monetary system, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

The International Monetary Fund was designed during World War II by men whose worldview had been shaped by the Great War and the Great Depression. Their views on how the postwar international monetary system should...

European Policy Convergence and the EMS

European Policy Convergence and the EMS »

Volume/Issue: 1990/104

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1990

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451947809.001

ISBN: 9781451947809

Keywords: exchange rates, exchange rate, money supply, monetary system, european monetary system

In this paper we analyze the degree of policy convergence of EMS member countries relative to that of some non-EMS countries. Interestingly, we find convergence for the nominal and real exchange rates and money sup...

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System

France and the Breakdown of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System »

Volume/Issue: 1994/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dominique Simard , Michael Bordo , and Eugene White

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1994

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451935363.001

ISBN: 9781451935363

Keywords: monetary system, international monetary system, balance of payments, gold reserves

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

From Suez to Tequila
			: The IMF As Crisis Manager

From Suez to Tequila : The IMF As Crisis Manager »

Volume/Issue: 1997/90

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451952001.001

ISBN: 9781451952001

Keywords: IMF, financial crises, crisis management, international monetary system, financial history, current account, capital outflows, debt crisis, balance of payments, capital market

The IMF was established in 1944 in part to “give confidence” to member countries by providing short-term credits. Although the intention was that the availability of the Fund’s resources should...

International Monetary System
			: Developments and Prospects

International Monetary System : Developments and Prospects »

Volume/Issue: 1988/45

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451974133.001

ISBN: 9781451974133

Keywords: exchange rate, monetary policy, exchange rates, inflation, monetary system

This paper addresses several fundamental issues raised by recent developments in the world economy and considers their implications for the design and functioning of the international monetary system. We do not mak...

The IMF and the force of History
			: Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution

The IMF and the force of History : Ten Events and Ten Ideas that Have Shaped the Institution »

Volume/Issue: 2004/75

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849769.001

ISBN: 9781451849769

Keywords: postwar economic history, international financial institutions, monetary fund, inflation, monetary policy, international monetary system, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Economic History: Financial Markets and Institutions: General, International, or Comparative,

The International Monetary Fund was designed during World War II by men whose worldview had been shaped by the Great War and the Great Depression. Their views on how the postwar international monetary system should...

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System

Why White, Not Keynes? Inventing the Post-War International Monetary System »

Volume/Issue: 2002/52

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): James Boughton

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451847260.001

ISBN: 9781451847260

Keywords: world trade, monetary fund, monetary policy, international monetary system, monetary system, History of Thought: Macroeconomics, History of Thought: Individuals, International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Harry Dexter White

The international monetary system is largely the product of negotiations during World War II between U.S. and U.K. officials, led respectively by Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes. The design of the system...