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Bretton Woods and the Golden Age of Capitalism

Slides on the history of the Bretton Woods System

From Lecture: American Foreign Economic Policy---History of the Bretton Woods System, by J. Lawrence Broz, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

How Bretton Woods Reordered the World

(New Internationalist Magazine, July, 1994)

The Bretton Woods Institutions

The World Bank and its sister organization, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), were created at Bretton Woods New Hampshire in 1944. Together they are referred to as the Bretton Woods Institutions or BWIs.

The International Monetary System-before and after Bretton Woods

Henrique Jose Leal Jereissati, "The IMF Role in Financial Crises", The Minerva Program, Spring - 1999

About Bretton Woods

From Lecture: International Economics----Bretton Woods System by Professor E. Kwan Choi, Lowa State University