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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
Event Summary

2018 International Council: Modernizing Multilateralism: Leadership for the Next Generation

On October 10, 2018, the Bretton Woods Committee held its annual International Council meeting in Bali, Indonesia alongside the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Annual Meetings.

Wed, Oct 24, 2018
Press Release

Bretton Woods Committee Announces Historic Bretton [email protected] Initiative

BALI, INDONESIA, October 11, 2018 – Bretton Woods Committee Executive Director Randy Rodgers announced today the launch of Bretton [email protected]: a global dialogue to honor 75 years of economic progress and to revitalize the spirit of Bretton Woods now and for the future.

Thu, Oct 11, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Policy Update

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear IFC Case

In October 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case Budha Jam et. al. v. IFC (International Finance Corporation). The case will interpret the validity of immunities of international organizations under the U.S. International Organizations Immunities Act (“IOIA”).

Fri, Sep 28, 2018
Regional Spotlight

U.S.-China Trade Tumult: Implications for Global Trade Rules

On July 17, 2018, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted a virtual conference U.S.-China Trade Tumult: Implications for Global Trade Rules, which explored issues central to the current trade dispute between the United States and China, and the wider ramifications for the World Trade Organization and multilateral trading system. Featured speakers included Shang-Jin Wei, the N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy at Columbia University, and David Dollar, John L. Thornton China Center Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Mon, Jul 30, 2018