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The history of the formation of the Federal reserve system, International monetary Fund, world Bank, Central banks of several countries. The Bretton Woods agreement
Material posted: -Publication date: 25-11-2009

Materials of lectures given by the staff of the Center. Brochure on page 49 Electronic version is available on our website. The lectures devoted to the history of modern global monetary system.

These lectures were given by specialists of the Institute to various audiences of listeners. The material is presented in an accessible form, and generalizes a number of sources (including electronic). The reason for the development of this kind of lecture materials was the desire of students to penetrate more deeply into the questions of the origin and development of the world monetary-financial system.

IRFR is a brochure with materials of lectures devoted to the study of the history of formation of the modern global financial system. These lectures were given by specialists of the Institute to various audiences of listeners. The material is presented in an accessible form, and generalizes a number of sources (including electronic). The reason for the development of this kind of lecture materials was the desire of students to penetrate more deeply into the questions of the origin and development of the world monetary-financial system. today, which was the basis for the development of the global crisis.We believe that the material can be interesting for wide circle of readers.

 

The content

Introduction

Private Central Bank and the banking operations with partial support

The independence of North American colonies

Civil war in USA

The second Central Bank of the United States

The formation of the fed

The first world war

"The great depression"

World government

Preliminary findings

The Bretton Woods agreement of 1944

IMF funds

Special drawing rights (SDRs)

The irreversibility of the dollar into gold

The agreement on flexible exchange rates

A list of sources used

 


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