CFS Money Supply for June
CFS Monetary & Financial Data Release - CFS Divisia M4 grew by 2.4% in June 2014 on a year-over-year basis versus 2.4% in May. June Data Release
Lessons from the Summer of 1944
Through the lens of the “what,” “who,” and “why,” it is clear that Bretton Woods presents vital lessons for today.
Emotion Is No Substitute for Evidence
Bradley J. Bondi and Christopher Jones examine reasons for the dearth of prosecutions of Wall Street executives stemming from the financial crisis.
A Path to Positive Debt Workouts
A messy default and restructuring in an advanced economy would provoke a serious systemic crisis. So, now is the time to promote a process with strong incentives for debtors and creditors to reach swift, successful, and sustainable debt restructuring agreements.
IMF Debt Plan Would Worry Keynes
The transcripts of the Bretton Woods conference, edited by CFS associates Kurt Schuler and Andrew Rosenberg, have an important passage where Keynes forcefully outlines his view regarding the IMF’s role in sovereign debt restructuring.
More on Sovereign Debt
Today’s Central Economic Challenges
William R. Rhodes recently presented and discussed global risks at a CFS roundtable. He addressed key lessons from past crises as well as a future challenges for the U.S., China, Japan, the Euro-zone, and financial institutions.
Virtual Currency: Bitcoin
As technology propels the development of virtual worlds, members of
these communities are creating and circulating their own currency.
Bitcoin is an extraordinary development at the nexus of software
engineering and monetary theory. More
Honoring the 70th anniversary of the original conference, Bretton Woods 2014: The Founders and the Future will be held at the Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire from Sept. 3rd to Sept. 4th. The hotel will be exclusively available for the conference, just as it was in 1944. The event will gather prominent leaders from government, business, and academia in a working-group environment to focus on the FUTURE of finance and the international monetary system. More About the Conference
The Bretton Woods Project
The Bretton Woods Transcripts
The Bretton Woods Transcripts were discovered by CFS Senior Fellow Kurt Schuler. The book offers a front row seat at the conference that shaped the international monetary system for nearly 70 years. Available in hardcover and eBook.
Historic Documents & Memorabilia
Over 3,000 pages of historic documents, photographs, memorabilia and recollections.
Blog: What’s New with the Project?