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International institutions in trade and finance / A.I. MacBean and P.N. Snowden.

; Snowden, P. N. (P. Nicholas)
London ; Boston : Allen and Unwin, 1981.
ISBN 0043820328, 0043820336

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Other Authors Snowden, P. N.
Subjects Commerce.
Economic policy.
Economics -- History -- 20th century.
Economische politiek.
Financial institutions, International.
Financiële instellingen.
Histoire économique -- 20e siècle.
Institutions financières internationales.
Institutions financières.
International agencies.
International economic relations.
Internationale Wirtschaftsorganisation -- 0 Gesamtdarstellung.
Internationale Wirtschaftsorganisation.
Internationale organisaties.
Organisations économiques internationales.
Organisations internationales.
Politique économique.
Relations économiques internationales.
Weltwirtschaft.
Series Studies in economics (London, England) ; 18.
Description xiv, 255 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252) and index.
Summary This book provides an up-to-date and critical review of the recent history and current status of the main economic institutions affecting international trade and relations. The authors emphasise the economic effectiveness or otherwise of such bodies as GATT, IMF, EEC, UNCTAD and the World Bank, but take account of the political factors present in both the initial 'design' and in the way that the institutions have developed. In particular, the book analyses the changed degree of dominance which the USA has been able to exert on the international community.
Contents Introduction: The Main Institutions -- Criteria for Evaluation of International Institutions in World Trade -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) -- The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades (GATT) -- The United Nations Conference on Trade Aid and Development (UNCTAD) -- International Commodity Agreements -- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) -- The European Economic Community (EEC) -- Economic Integration in Less Developed Countries -- The Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA: COMECON) -- The World Bank (IBRD), International Development Association (IDA), and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) -- Changing Needs and New Roles.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7881450
(OCoLC)ocm07881450
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities MacBean, Alasdair I.
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