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CHAPTER 19 Charges, Repurchases, Selection of Currencies

CHAPTER 19 Charges, Repurchases, Selection of Currencies »

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 main lines of the fund’s policies on the use of its resources were discussed in Chapter 18; those for stand-by arrangements are dealt with in Chapters 20 and 21. Incidental refe...

CHAPTER 4 Setting Par Values

CHAPTER 4 Setting Par Values »

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

As the par value system has evolved, many questions have confronted the Fund. Since par values are central to the Fund Agreement, one set of questions has concerned their establishment. How quickly should in...

CHAPTER 5 Exchange Rate Adjustment

CHAPTER 5 Exchange Rate Adjustment »

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

Just as the fund has had to develop policies pertaining to the establishment and maintenance of par values, so it has had to evolve policies relating to changes in those par values and in other exchange rate...

10 Developing a Strategy for the Debt Crisis, August 1982 — December 1983

10 Developing a Strategy for the Debt Crisis, August 1982 — December 1983 »

Source: Balance of Payments Adjustment, 1945 to 1986 : The IMF Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Margaret De Vries

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 1987

ISBN: 9780939934935

Keywords: payments, balance of payments, debt, current account, deficits

With the onset of the debt crisis, the balance of payments problems that erupted for several developing members beginning in August 1982 were far and away the most serious and urgent that any country had enc...

Economic Growth and Economic Policy

Economic Growth and Economic Policy »

Source: Growth-Oriented Adjustment Programs : Proceedings of a Symposium held in Washington, D.C., February 25-27, 1987

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1987

ISBN: 9781451970005

Keywords: debt, interest, payments, balance of payments, external debt

Economic growth has been high on the agenda of developing countries for at least four decades, and on the agenda of economics for centuries. The variety of theories of growth attests to the absence of a simp...

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 17 Derivation and Significance of the Fund’s Resources

CHAPTER 17 Derivation and Significance 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 financial resources which the Fund can make available to its members originate in three ways. The first and largest source is the subscriptions paid by members when they join the Fund; the second is the...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: International Monetary Cooperation Since Bretton Woods

Series: Books

Author(s): Harold James

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1996

ISBN: 9781475506969

Keywords: currency, exchange, exchange rate, balance of payments, debt

This comprehensive history, published jointly by the IMF and Oxford University Press, was written to mark the fiftieth anniversary of international monetary cooperation. From the establishment of the postwar intern...

The Framework for Policymaking in the Fund

The Framework for Policymaking in the Fund »

Source: Fund and China in the international Monetary System (Hardcover)

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 May 1999

ISBN: 9781451947830

Keywords: inflation, balance of payments, monetary system, international monetary system, monetary fund

At the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944, the framework for policymaking in the International Monetary Fund was the subject of considerable debate, which reflected the importance both of the tasks that would...

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...