Chapter

Monetary and Financial Reform in Two Eras of Globalization

Barry Eichengreen and Harold James

in Globalization in Historical Perspective

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780226065984
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226065991 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226065991.003.0012
Monetary and Financial Reform in Two Eras of Globalization

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter reviews the history of successes and failures in international monetary and financial reform in two eras of globalization: the late nineteenth century and the late twentieth century, and in the period in between. The narrative proposes the hypothesis that a consensus on the need for monetary and financial reform is likely to develop when such reform is seen as essential for the defense of the global trading system. A commentary is also included at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: monetary reform; financial reform; globalization; global trading system

Chapter.  16088 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.