The New International Monetary System: Essays In Honor Of Alexander Swoboda by Charles WyploszThe New International Monetary System: Essays In Honor Of Alexander Swoboda by Charles Wyplosz

The New International Monetary System: Essays In Honor Of Alexander Swoboda

EditorCharles Wyplosz

Paperback | August 11, 2013

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The New International Monetary System brings together twelve original contributions by leading scholars and practitioners to a conference convened in May 2008 on the occasion of the retirement of Alexander Swoboda. The contributions are arranged in three main parts. Part I deals with the international financial architecture, Part II examines the ever-controversial role of exchange rate regimes and Part III takes stock of the conduct of monetary policy and the challenges posed by the inflation-targeting strategy. The chapters provide considered assessments of virtually all the hotly debated issues that concern monetary policies seen from an international perspective.

Edited by and with an introduction from Charles Wyplosz, the collection includes contributions from some of the key international figures in the field of monetary policy, central banking and exchange rate regimes to discuss contemporary international monetary issues. Contributors include Michael Bordo, Barry Eichengreen, Ronald McKinnon and Charles Goodhart. The volume also contains tributes from Paul Volcker and Jean-Pierre Roth.

Charles Wyploszis Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva where he is Director of the International Centre for Money and Banking Studies. Currently a member of the Group of Independent Economic Advisors to the President of the European Commission, of the Panel of Experts of the European Parliament¿s Eco...
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Title:The New International Monetary System: Essays In Honor Of Alexander SwobodaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 11, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415743478

ISBN - 13:9780415743471

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Table of Contents

IntroductionCharles WyploszPart I: How has the IMF changed?1. The Long-running Quest for IMF ReformsMichael Bordo and Harold James2. The Future of the IMF and of Regional Cooperation in East AsiaYung Chul ParkPart II: Exchange rate regimes: old debate, new answers3. ¿Global Inflation¿ and ¿The Proper Use of Policies under Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rates - A Personal Perspective on Two Themes of Alexander¿s ResearchHans Genberg4. Financial Stability Under Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rates: A Theoretical NoteOlivier Jeanne5. Exchange Rate Regimes and Capital Mobility: How Much of the Swoboda Thesis Survives?Barry Eichengreen6. Exchange Rate Regimes and external Adjustment: New Answers to an Old DebateAtish Gosh and Jeronimo Zettelmeyer 7. China¿s Exchange Rate Impasse and the Weak US DollarRonald McKinnon and Gunther SchnablPart III: Central banking: a revolution under way?8. Monetary Policy and Exchange Rates: Theory and PracticeStefan Gerlach and C¿ic Tille9. Central Banks¿ Function to Maintain Financial Stability: An Uncompleted TaskCharles Goodhart10. Is Inflation Targeting Pass¿Ulrich Kohli11. It¿s What They Do, Not What They Say: How to Infer the Stabilization Objectives of a Central BankMichael Salemi12. For the Celebration of Alexander Swoboda upon his RetirementPaul Volcker