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Ongoing Erosion of the Global Economic Order Will Sow More Conflict and Yield No Winners
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 Granular Role of the Bretton Woods Committee as Mediator of the Times
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|
Bretton Woods and Emerging Markets Investment: Toward A New Golden Age
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 Next 75 Years – Coping with Decentralization and Geopolitical Rebalancing
The Bretton Woods 75th anniversary coincides with accelerating angst regarding rising populism and growing backlash against multilateralism.
|Tue, Mar 5, 2019|
Bretton Woods 4.0 Finding New Relevance in a New World Order
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|
Proposal for an IMF Staff Executive Board Paper on Promoting Market SDRs
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:
Can We Expect a “New Bretton Woods”?
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|
Bretton [email protected] and the 2050 Global Economy
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|
Open Blog Call: The Future of the WTO
BWC wants to hear its members’ take on whether the outcomes of MC12 conference demonstrate the continued relevance of the WTO as a multilateral institution that can deliver substantial progress for the benefit of the international community? What are the next steps for WTO reform?
|Thu, Jul 21, 2022|