Money Doctors

Money Doctors : The Experience of International Financial Advising 1850-2000

Edited by 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days
When will my order arrive?


The book brings together internationally respected specialists from economics, history and political science such as Harold James, Louis Pauly and Kenneth Moure. First providing a short history of money doctors, the book then goes on to cover such themes as:
*the IMF and policy advice
*the Russian experience
*contemporary money doctors.
The book shows that there is still a long way to go before international financial advice develops into something that is truly helpful in the long term.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 17.53mm | 476g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0415406919
  • 9780415406918
  • 2,349,133

Table of contents

1. Crises and Punishment: Moral Hazard and the Pre-1914 International Financial Architecture 2. Money Doctors between the Wars: The Competition between Central Banks, Private Financial Advisers, and Multilateral Agencies, 1919-1939 3. Who Owns 'Ownership'?: The IMF and Policy Advice since 1945 4. Who Lost Russia in 1998? 5. French Money Doctors, Central Banks and Politics in the 1920s 6. Chile's Monetarist Money Doctors, 1850-1988 7. Advising, Conditionality, culture: Money Doctors in Bulgaria, 1900-2000 8. Money Talks': Competition and Co-operation with the League of Nations, 1929-1940 9. The Southern Side of 'Embedded Liberalism': America's Unorthodox Money Doctoring during the Early Post-1945 Years 10. New Therapies from Contemporary Money Doctors: The Evolution of Structural Conditionality in the Bretton Woods Institutions
show more

Review quote

"The archival research that underlies many of the chapters is truly impressive.."
-EH.NET, October 2004
show more

About Marc Flandreau

Marc Flandreau is Professor of Economics, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, France.
show more