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The International Monetary System

The International Monetary System

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Carlo A. Ciampi, Peter B. Kenen, Francesco Papadia, Fabrizio Saccomanni, Jacques J. Polak, Guido Carli, John Williamson, Andrew Crockett, William H. Branson, Zhaohui Chen, Alberto Giovannini, Pietro Catte, Giampaolo Galli, Salvatore Rebecchini, Tamim Bayoumi, Barry Eichengreen, Morris Goldstein Discussants: Robert Z. Aliber, Fred C. Bergsten, Rainer S. Masera, Robert A. Mundell, Robert D. Hormats, Stefano Micossi, Marcello De Cecco, Alexandre Swoboda, Giancarlo Gandolfo, Ronald Mckinnon, Luigi Spaventa, Niels Thygesen, Giorgio Basevi, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Edwin M. Truman, Richard N. Cooper, Lamberto Dini, Leonhard Gleske, Toyoo Gyohten, Jacques de Larosière
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  • Date Published: November 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521467292

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  • This book is a collection of essays on the international monetary system written by some of the most authoritative economists and policymakers. All the fundamental components of the international monetary system are critically examined and some suggestions are presented for its probable, or desired, evolution. The emphasis is on the present situation, but the book provides the necessary background to understand recent episodes of tension in international monetary and financial markets.

    • An authoritative assessment of the state of the international monetary sytem and the prospects for its reform
    • A comprehensive analysis of the causes and possible remedies of international monetary tensions
    • New evidence on the effectiveness of central bank intervention in exchange markets
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    • Date Published: November 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521467292
    • length: 366 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 153 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • contains: 26 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Carlo A. Ciampi
    Introduction Peter B. Kenen, Francesco Papadia and Fabrizio Saccomanni
    Part I. Overview of the Issues: Retrospects and Prospects:
    1. The international monetary issues of the Bretton Woods era Jacques J. Polak
    2. Significant episodes in the evolution of the international monetary system Guido Carli
    Discussion Robert Z. Aliber and Fred C. Bergsten
    Part II. International Liquidity:
    3. The rise and fall of international liquidity John Williamson
    Discussion Rainer S. Masera and Robert A. Mundell
    4. The role of market and official channels in the supply of international liquidity Andrew Crockett
    Discussion Robert D. Hormats and Stefano Micossi
    5. High world interest rates: shortage of saving or liquidity? William H. Branson
    Discussion Marcello de Cecco and Alexandre Swoboda
    Part III. Exchange Rates:
    6. Floating exchange rates reconsidered: the influence of new ideas, priorities and problems Peter B. Kenen
    Discussion Giancarlo Gandolfo and Ronald McKinnon
    7. The credibility of adjustable parities: the experience of the European Monetary System Zhaohui Chen and Alberto Giovannini
    Discussion Luigi Spaventa and Niels Thygesen
    8. Concerted interventions and the dollar: an analysis of daily data Pietro Catte, Giampaolo Galli and Salvatore Rebecchini
    Discussion Giorgio Basevi, Jeffrey A. Frankel and Edwin M. Truman
    Part IV. The Framework for International Economic Policy:
    9. Economic performance under alternative exchange rate regimes: some historical evidence Tamim Bayoumi and Barry Eichengreen
    10. Improving economic policy coordination: evaluating some new and some not-so-new proposals Morris Goldstein
    Discussion Richard N. Cooper, Lamberto Dini, Leonhard Gleske, Toyoo Gyohten and Jacques de Larosière.

  • Editors

    Peter B. Kenen, Princeton University, New Jersey

    Francesco Papadia

    Fabrizio Saccomanni

    Contributors

    Carlo A. Ciampi, Peter B. Kenen, Francesco Papadia, Fabrizio Saccomanni, Jacques J. Polak, Guido Carli, John Williamson, Andrew Crockett, William H. Branson, Zhaohui Chen, Alberto Giovannini, Pietro Catte, Giampaolo Galli, Salvatore Rebecchini, Tamim Bayoumi, Barry Eichengreen, Morris Goldstein Discussants: Robert Z. Aliber, Fred C. Bergsten, Rainer S. Masera, Robert A. Mundell, Robert D. Hormats, Stefano Micossi, Marcello De Cecco, Alexandre Swoboda, Giancarlo Gandolfo, Ronald Mckinnon, Luigi Spaventa, Niels Thygesen, Giorgio Basevi, Jeffrey A. Frankel, Edwin M. Truman, Richard N. Cooper, Lamberto Dini, Leonhard Gleske, Toyoo Gyohten, Jacques de Larosière

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