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From the Exchange Stabilization Fund to the International Monetary Fund

Michael D. Bordo

From the Exchange Stabilization Fund to the International Monetary Fund

by Michael D. Bordo

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White, Harry Dexter, -- 1892-1948.,
  • Exchange Stabilization Fund -- History.,
  • International Monetary Fund -- History.,
  • World Bank -- History.,
  • Foreign exchange administration -- United States -- History.,
  • Foreign exchange rates -- History.,
  • Foreign exchange administration -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Bordo, Anna J. Schwartz.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8100, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8100.
    ContributionsSchwartz, Anna Jacobson., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22414835M

    In December , the United States announced a $5 billion commitment toward an international package of financial assistance for South Korea. Two months earlier the United States pledged $3 billion for assistance to Indonesia. In both instances, the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) was to . The International Monetary Fund in the Global Economy is a careful, persuasive application of the ideas and methods of modern political economy to a crucially important topic. It will be of interest to any serious scholar or student of international political economy, international relations, and international Author: Mark S. Copelovitch.

    So in September the Treasury announced it would create a temporary insurance program for them. Money-market mutual funds can enter this insurance program for a fee. The Treasury will use the near $50 billion worth of assets of a little known agency within the department, the Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF Author: Owen F. Humpage. While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) took center stage in managing international financial crises in the s and s, the United States stepped in to complement the Fund’s efforts by providing credits to economies in crisis on more than 50 different occasions via the Treasury’s Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF).

    This book investigates the impact of International Monetary Fund (IMF) programmes on macroeconomic instability and economic growth in recipient countries. Employing the New Institutional Economics approach as an analytical framework, it identifies the determinants of economic and politicalBrand: Springer International Publishing. The ESF allows the Treasury to convert special drawing rights funds (SDRs) into dollars by exchanging them with the Federal Reserve. Read ahead to learn more.


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As amended in the late s, the Act provides in part that "the Department of the Treasury has a stabilization fund Consistent with the obligations of the Government in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on orderly exchange arrangements and an orderly system of exchange rates, the Secretarywith the approval of the President, may deal in gold, foreign exchange, and other instruments of credit and.

NBER Program(s):Development of the American Economy, International Finance and Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics We highlight the elements of the operation of the U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund that Harry Dexter White, who directed the Treasury's division of monetary research, transferred to his plan for the operation of the International Monetary Fund.

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Exchange Stabilization Fund that Harry Dexter. From the Exchange Stabilization Fund to the International Monetary Fund Michael Bordo and Anna J. Schwartz NBER Working Paper No.

January JEL No. B22, F33 ABSTRACT We highlight the elements of the operation of the U.S. Exchange Stabilization Fund that Harry Dexter White, who directed the Treasury’s division of monetary research. related to exchange rates or the value of the dollar—a money market guarantee.

Money market mutual funds (MMFs) are a type of mutual fund that generally invest in high-quality, short-term assets. Often the value of a share is held at $1 per share, and fund gains are paid out as dividends mimicking interest payments.

The Exchange Stabilization Fund (ESF) is an emergency reserve account that can be used by the U.S. Department of Treasury to mitigate instability in various financial sectors, including credit, securities, and foreign exchange markets.

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Its use in the Mexican rescue package of brought the ESF into the public spotlight for the first time in recent years, and it has been deployed in Brazil and. From stabilization to sustainable growth Seven years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the world still has a way to go to secure a sustainable recovery marked by strong growth that supports rapid job creation and benefits all, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde says in her foreword to the.This chapter highlights how dramatic changes in the international financial system from the s through the s challenged the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s effectiveness as an international lender of last resort (ILLR).

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