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UN‐led reconstruction following US‐led military intervention: Afghanistan

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Following US-led military intervention and regime change, Afghanistan's reconstruction, unlike Iraq's, was largely UN-led. The new government made executive decisions but was highly aid-dependent. By ... More


US International Bailouts in the 1980s and 1990s

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter builds on the statistical analysis reported in chapter 5. While quantitative analysis is good at identifying the average relationship between variables across a broad sample of cases, it ... More


On the Evolution of US Foreign-Exchange-Market Intervention: Thesis, Theory, and Institutions

Michael D. Bordo, Owen F. Humpage, and Anna J. Schwartz

in Strained Relations: US Foreign-Exchange Operations and Monetary Policy in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226051482
eISBN:
9780226051512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051512.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this introductory chapter, we offer a cursory overview of the book’s main thesis and helpful background information about US foreign-exchange operations. We start by briefly describing how the ... More


The Swift Return of Tax Competition

Lukas Hakelberg

in The Hypocritical Hegemon: How the United States Shapes Global Rules against Tax Evasion and Avoidance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748011
eISBN:
9781501748035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748011.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter demonstrates that the Bush administration was critical of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) harmful tax competition initiative from the outset of the ... More


Is there a Post‐Washington Consensus Consensus?

Joseph E. Stiglitz

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

If there is a consensus today about what strategies are most likely to promote development in poor countries, it is this: the ‘Washington Consensus’ — the oversimplified rendition of policies ... More


Who’s In, Who’s Out, and Why? Selecting Whom to Bail Out, 1983–1999

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

While the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s limitations as an international lender of last resort (ILLR) generated the need for US financial rescues during the 1980s and 1990s, this does not ... More


Introduction: From the Washington Consensus Towards a New Gobal Governance

Narcís Serra, Shari Spiegel, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Towards a New Global Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199534081
eISBN:
9780191714658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534081.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The point of departure for this book is the Washington Consensus — the set of views about effective development strategies that have come to be associated with the Washington-based institutions: the ... More


The Exchange Stabilization Fund and the IMF in the 1980s and 1990s

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter highlights how dramatic changes in the international financial system from the 1970s through the 1990s challenged the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s effectiveness as an ... More


Introduction

Kenneth D. Garbade

in Birth of a Market: The U.S. Treasury Securities Market from the Great War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016377
eISBN:
9780262298674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016377.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter first sets out the book’s purpose, which is to trace development of the Treasury market from a financial backwater before World War I into something reasonably familiar to a ... More


The ILLR in Theory and Practice

Daniel McDowell

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?: The United States, the IMF, and the International Lender of Last Resort

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190605766
eISBN:
9780190609504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605766.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has often been referred to as a de facto international lender of last resort (ILLR), this chapter explains why the Fund is not ideally positioned for the ... More


Round Table: The Burden of Our Times

Raymond Baker, Rebecca Berlow, Jack Blum, Zachary Karabel, Thomas Scanlon, and Taun N. Toay

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Over the course of two panels at the Arendt Center's 2009 conference, some speakers were echoing similar ideas or offering counterbalance to other comments made at the conference. Taun Toay ... More


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