From a Centralized to a Decentralized Global Economic Architecture: An Overview
AbstractThis paper argues that calls for a New Bretton Woods system in the aftermath of the global economic crisis—similar to the remarkable 1944 Bretton Woods conference that led to the establishment of various international economic institutions—are unlikely to be answered. The likely scenario is that the centralized architecture from before the global economic crisis will evolve toward a more decentralized and multilayered global architecture where regional institutions are linked together to a “senior” global organization in a complementary manner by rules and regulations. The paper also highlights the new regional institutions that Asia needs to establish to contribute to this evolving global economic architecture.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Asian Development Bank Institute in its series ADBI Working Papers with number 401.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 15 Jan 2013
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bretton woods; global economic crisis; international economic institutions; asia; regional institutions;
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- F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order; Noneconomic International Organizations;; Economic Integration and Globalization: General
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- F53 - International Economics - - International Relations and International Political Economy - - - International Agreements and Observance; International Organizations
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