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1 Bretton Woods

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Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

The Bretton Woods Conference of July 1–22, 1944 was one of the most successful conferences of the twentieth century and a landmark in world economic history. Four decades later, eco...

4 Decline of Exchange Restrictions, 1945–69

4 Decline of Exchange Restrictions, 1945–69 »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

Exchange controls commenced in the 1930s, especially in Germany, and in the rest of Central and Eastern Europe, in Japan, and in Latin America. With the outbreak of World War II, th...

3 Decline of Multiple Rates, 1947–67

3 Decline of Multiple Rates, 1947–67 »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

One of the most immediate questions with which the newly created International Monetary Fund was confronted in 1946 was that of multiple exchange rates, used here as another term fo...

14 Economic Turbulence of the 1970s

14 Economic Turbulence of the 1970s »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

The dramatic economic developments that erupted in the 1970s presented problems that exceeded in magnitude and complexity any the world had faced since World War II. Indeed, many ob...

10 Exchange Crises and Changes in the World Economy

10 Exchange Crises and Changes in the World Economy »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

After the Smithsonian agreement of December 1971, monetary officials hoped that the new currency alignment would provide the basis for a viable regime, and a temporary arrangement w...

6 Fluctuating; Rates in the Par Value Era

6 Fluctuating; Rates in the Par Value Era »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

While the regime of par values was in force, a great deal of misconception existed about the Fund’s attitudes toward fluctuating exchange rates, or as they are usually called, “floa...

18 Forty Years of Challenge and Change

18 Forty Years of Challenge and Change »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

December 27, 1985 marked the fortieth anniversary of the signing of the Articles of Agreement by 29 members, a ceremony that created the International Monetary Fund. In 1945, no one...

8 Highlights of 1966 Through 1971

8 Highlights of 1966 Through 1971 »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

The years 1966 through 1971 were extremely important ones in the evolution of the Fund. They were filled with turbulence and fundamental change in the international monetary system,...

11 Highlights of 1972 Through 1978

11 Highlights of 1972 Through 1978 »

Source: The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

The main developments in the Fund’s evolution in the seven years from 1972 to 1978 can be summarized under six headings: negotiations for a reformed international monetary system, t...

The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85

The IMF in a Changing World, 1945-85 »

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1986

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934652.071

ISBN: 9780939934652

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

This collection of 18 articles, originally published in Finance & Development and the IMF Survey, was written by Margaret Garritsen de Vries and constitutes a short history of the IMF's evolution....