The International Monetary System, The Imf And The G20: A Great Transformation in the Making? by World Economic ForumThe International Monetary System, The Imf And The G20: A Great Transformation in the Making? by World Economic Forum

The International Monetary System, The Imf And The G20: A Great Transformation in the Making?

byWorld Economic Forum, World Economic Forum

Hardcover | January 22, 2007

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This book offers a representative sampling of the thinking surrounding the fundamental topics on international financial reforms, which are being explored in a series of roundtables set up by the International Monetary Convention Project and involving G-20 policymakers and leading members of the private sector and academic community.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.RICHARD SAMANS is Managing Director of the World Economic Forum's Centre for Public-Private Partnership, responsible for the Forum's publi...
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Title:The International Monetary System, The Imf And The G20: A Great Transformation in the Making?Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.14 inPublished:January 22, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230524958

ISBN - 13:9780230524958

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Table of Contents

PART 1: RECONSTITUTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM What Prospects for the International Monetary System?; Patrick Artus What Should We Think About When Refounding the International Monetary System?; J. Bradford DeLong Reforming Bretton Woods to Promote World Harmony and Stability; Li Ruogu The US Current Account Deficit and the Future of the World Monetary System; Robert Skidelsky Implications of Structural Changes for Management of the Global Economy; Edwin M. Truman PART 2: NEW PLAYERS, NEW RESPONSIBILITIES: ASIA AND EMERGING MARKETS IN THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM The BRIC Dream: An Update; Michael Buchanan Institutions to Promote Financial Stability: Reflections on East Asia and an Asian Monetary Fund; Gordon de Brouwer East Asian Economic Regionalism: Update; Masahiro Kawai The Role of ASEAN+3 in Regional Policy Surveillance in East Asia; Yung Chul Park The Internationalization of Markets for Local Currency Bonds; Philip Turner The Evolving Exchange Rate Regimes in East Asia; Yu Yongding PART 3: GLOBAL IMBALANCES AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM Understanding Global Imbalances; Richard N. Cooper Remarks on Global Imbalances; Dietrich Domanski Global Imbalances: The New Economy, the Dark Matter, the Savvy Investor, and the Standard Analysis; Barry Eichengreen Ongoing Risks from the US Current Account Deficit; Brad Setser Domestic Investment and External Imbalances in East Asia; Jong-Wha Lee and Warwick J. McKibbin PART 4: A NEW IMF IN THE MAKING? Sixty Years After Bretton Woods: Developing a Vision for the Future; Jack Boorman Assessing the Future of the IMF: Its Role, Relevance, and Prospective Reform; John Lipsky Reforms of the International Monetary System; John Williamson The Future of the International Monetary Fund; Nouriel Roubini and Brad Setser Rethinking the IMF Business Model: Proposals for Assessment and Reform of the IMF's Medium-Term Strategy; Angel Ubide

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The world economy has performed well over the past half century, indeed better than ever before, although not without some bumps. Will international monetary arrangements serve the world economy well in the coming decades? This volume addresses that vital issue, providing diagnoses and prognostications from diverse perspectives, along with suggestions for reform, varying from modest redirection to radical overhaul. A significant contribution to an important debate.Richard N. Cooper, Harvard UniversityDiscussion on the reform of the international monetary system has revived in the past several years, stimulated by a new recognition of how important monetary relations are in the world economy and promoted by the analysis undertaken for the World Economic Forum. A selection of the papers written for this ongoing global dialogue are available in this volume to the general public, and display the scope of the issues and the eminence of many of the authors on whom the Forum has called. There could be no better way of remaining abreast of these issues than to ponder these pages. John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International EconomicsThis is an excellent volume that presents important new contributions to the debate on the reform of the international monetary and financial system. In addition to thoughtful analyses of the weakness of the current system, many contributions provide innovative ideas on how to reform the IMF and the international financial system, so it can deal with the challenges of real and financial integration in a globalized world. This is a high quality series of discussions, analyses, and reform proposals from leading academics, researchers, policy makers, and private sector participants. Nouriel Roubini, Stern School of Business and Roubini Global Economics