Highlights

Media Title Date posted
Barbara Matthews Blog Post

Barbara Matthews:
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
Martin Wolf Author Spotlight

Bretton [email protected]: Martin Wolf on the impact of the Bretton Woods Institutions


Martin Wolf is a contributing author to the Bretton [email protected] Compendium. Our Author Spotlight series highlights the thought leadership of contributing authors to the Bretton [email protected] initiative.

Thu, Feb 28, 2019
BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images Author Spotlight

David Miliband:
A Battle Plan for the World Bank


The abrupt resignation of Jim Yong Kim as president of the World Bank on February 1—more than three years before the scheduled end of his term—sent ripples of concern through the global development community. With the multilateral system under sustained attack, the last thing it needs is instability at the top.

Fri, Feb 22, 2019
John B. Taylor Author Spotlight

Bretton [email protected]: John B. Taylor on the Impact of the Bretton Woods Institutions


John B. Taylor is a contributing author to the Bretton [email protected] Compendium. Our Author Spotlight series highlights the thought leadership of contributing authors to the Bretton [email protected] initiative.

Fri, Feb 22, 2019
William Jannace Blog Post

William Jannace:
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
Dr. Warren Coats Blog Post

Warren Coats:
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
GMF Roundtable Event Summary

Bretton [email protected] Dialogue: Transatlantic Trade Realities


On February 1, 2019 the Bretton Woods Committee in partnership with the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States hosted a Bretton [email protected] Dialogue on Transatlantic Trade Realities.

Wed, Feb 6, 2019
James Boughton 2 Blog Post

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
Randy Rodgers Rome Investment Forum 2018 Event Summary

2018 Rome Investment Forum: Financing Long-Term Europe


The Bretton Woods Committee was delighted to once again partner with the Italian Banking Insurance and Finance Federation at the 2018 Rome Investment Forum: Financing Long-Term Europe. This event was part of our Bretton [email protected] initiative: a global dialogue to honor 75 years of economic progress and to revitalize the spirit of Bretton Woods now and for the future.

Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Randy Rodgers Blog Post

Randy Rodgers:
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