Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods can refer to:

  • Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, a village in the United States
    • Bretton Woods Mountain Resort, a ski resort located in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
  • The United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, more commonly known as the Bretton Woods Conference
  • The Bretton Woods system, the international monetary system created at the 1944 Bretton Woods Conference

Other articles related to "bretton woods":

Fixed Exchange-rate System - History - Bretton Woods System
... Following the Second World War, the Bretton Woods system (1944–1973) replaced gold with the US$ as the official reserve asset ... led to the birth of the independent float, thus effectively terminating the Bretton Woods system ...
Bretton Woods Project - Organisational Structure and Origins
... The Bretton Woods Project was established in 1995 by the Development and Environment Group (DEG), a network of UK-based NGOs, to facilitate monitoring of the social and environmental impacts of ... The Bretton Woods Project Steering Group, made up of some members of the DEG, meets on a regular basis to advise and review Project activities ... At present, ActionAid is hosting the Bretton Woods Project ...
Bretton Woods, New Hampshire - Points of Interest
... The Bretton Woods Mountain Resort ski area serves both downhill and cross-country skiing, primarily in the Rosebrook Mountains, located in Bethlehem to the south ... The "Base Road" from Bretton Woods and Fabyan's is the preferred route to the low-altitude end of those tracks (the Base Station of the Cog), except in ...
Bretton Woods Project
... The Bretton Woods Project works as a networker, information-provider, media informant and watchdog to scrutinise and influence the World Bank and International ... Through briefings, reports and the bimonthly digest Bretton Woods Update, it monitors projects, policy reforms and the overall management of the ... exchange and debate, it seeks to move the Bretton Woods institutions (World Bank and IMF) away from simplistic approaches to development ...
Capital Control - History - The Bretton Woods Era: 1945–1971
... and wide ranging capital controls as part of the newly created Bretton Woods system—it was perceived that this would help protect the interests of ordinary people and the wider ... Keynes, one of the principal architects of the Bretton Woods system, envisaged capital controls as a permanent feature of the international monetary system, though he had agreed ... The other leading architect of Bretton Woods, the American Harry Dexter White, and his boss Henry Morgenthau, were somewhat less radical than Keynes, but still agreed on the need for permanent ...

Famous quotes containing the word woods:

    I have heard the voice of a hound, just before daylight, while the stars were shining, from over the woods and river, far in the horizon, when it sounded as sweet and melodious as an instrument.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)