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|Ousmène Jacques Mandeng:
Financial technology seems set to have a major impact on monetary relations. Several central banks are contemplating to offer central bank issued digital currencies (CBDC) as a medium of exchange for blockchain-enabled or token-based financial ecosystems.
|Wed, Apr 17, 2019|
The successful crafting of the Bretton Woods global economic architecture at the end of WWII followed decades of monumental destruction, bloodshed, and misery.
|Mon, Apr 1, 2019|
|Luis San Vincente Portes:
The architecture of the liberal world-order ---mainly that of the post-war era--- has relied on the principle of national self-determination and a rule-based framework underpinning diplomatic and economic relations.
|Mon, Mar 25, 2019|
Both the Committee and emerging market investment field have been in existence for roughly half the period of the 75-year history of the Bretton Woods institutions.
|Thu, Mar 14, 2019|
The Bretton Woods 75th anniversary coincides with accelerating angst regarding rising populism and growing backlash against multilateralism.
|Tue, Mar 5, 2019|
Institutions are products of their time, and essentially all have sell-by dates. They typically arise to meet a given challenge, and if proven durable become embedded in the fabric of their environment—at least, up to a point.
|Tue, Feb 19, 2019|
Few initiatives would be more in keeping with the spirit and goals of the Bretton Woods Committee than the development of wide spread use of a truly international currency—the IMF’s SDR.
|Tue, Feb 19, 2019|
|James M. Boughton:
As the world economy and its governance structure continue to evolve at an accelerating rate, calls for reform of multilateral institutions are growing louder.
|Tue, Feb 5, 2019|
July 1, 2019 will mark 75 years since the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire in 1944. It is an understatement to say that the global economy has changed since the delegates of 44 nations gathered at Bretton Woods; yet, the changes of the past 75 years may pale in comparison to the economic transformations ahead.
|Thu, Nov 29, 2018|