International Policy Coordination in Historical Perspective: a View from the Interwar Years

  title={International Policy Coordination in Historical Perspective: a View from the Interwar Years},
  author={Barry J. Eichengreen},
This paper examines the international financial relations of the interwar period to see what light this experience sheds on current concerns over international policy coordination. The analysis proceeds in three parts. The first part considers the role for policy coordination as viewed by contemporaries at the start of the period; it takes as a case study the Genoa Economic and Financial Conference of 1922. Efforts at Genoa to coordinate policies ended in failure; the second part therefore… Expand
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