evolution of the international monetary system, 1945-1981. by Brian Tew

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Previous ed., 1977.

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LC ClassificationsHG3881
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Pagination(272)p.
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL20984122M
ISBN 100091459109, 0091459117

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The third world monetary system in the form of statute of the International Monetary Fund was legally formed at the Bretton Woods Conference, formally known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference in The US dollar was recognized as an international accounting currency and the rest of the currencies were tied to dollar.

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There was minimal institutional support, apart from the joint commitment of the major economies to maintain the gold price of their currencies.

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