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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
When Washington Shut Down Wall Street unfolds like a mystery story. It traces Treasury Secretary William Gibbs McAdoo's triumph over a monetary crisis at the outbreak of World War I that threatened the United States with financial disaster. The biggest gold outflow in a generation imperiled America's ability to repay its debts abroad. Fear that... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
?The next financial collapse will resemble nothing in history. . . . Deciding upon the best course to follow will require comprehending a minefield of risks, while poised at a crossroads, pondering the death of the dollar.? The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years, in 1914, 1939, and 1971. Each... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
This book presents the lifelong and ongoing research of Lawrence H. Officer in a systematic way. The result is an authoritative treatment of such issues as market structure and economic efficiency where more than one characteristic of a commodity is priced, both in general and in application to shipping conferences; financing of the United Nations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Role of Money examines the mystery of money in its social aspect and illustrates what money now is, what is does and what it should do. The standpoint from which the book is written is that of the public. The significance of the 'money-power' of the state to issue money has been recently recognized by historians. Its key position in shaping the... more...
Mongolia: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for MongoliaInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
KEY ISSUES Overview. Mongolia has made impressive progress in developing its economy over the past decade. Medium-term prospects remain promising given Mongolia’s large natural resource endowment, but macroeconomic policies have become unsustainably loose. The resulting balance of payments (BOP) pressures have been compounded by negative shocks... more...
Morocco: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for MoroccoInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
KEY ISSUES Context: Despite an unfavorable external and domestic environment, economic performance improved in 2013 after a difficult 2012. The European crisis led to a deceleration of activity in the nonprimary sector, but GDP growth is expected to reach about 4.5 percent owing to a bumper cereal crop. Inflation remained low. The external current... more...
Morocco: Third Review Under the Two-Year Precautionary and Liquidity Line-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for MoroccoInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Executive Board approved in August 2012 a two-year precautionary and liquidity line (PLL) arrangement in the amount of SDR 4.1 billion (700 percent of quota). The PLL provides insurance against external risks while supporting the authorities’ program aimed at reducing fiscal and external vulnerabilities and fostering higher... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
From ancient currency to Adam Smith, from the gold standard to shadow banking and the Great Recession: a sweeping historical epic that traces the development and evolution of one of humankind?s greatest inventions. What is money, and how does it work? In this tour de force of political, cultural and economic history, Felix Martin challenges nothing... more...
Guinea: Third Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility, and Financing Assurances Review-Staff Report and Press ReleaseInternational Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 9.00
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The political situation was difficult throughout most of 2013 but has stabilized in the last few months. Disputes between government and opposition on preparations for legislative elections at end-September resulted in serious civil unrest but the situation is improving since the elections. The new Parliament was inaugurated on... more...