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Global Market Disruptions – Will Global Imbalances Unwind?




From June 12 to 14, 2008, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) hosted a roundtable discussion on global imbalances at Weißenbach/Attersee co-organized by the European Affairs and International Financial Organizations Division of the OeNB and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee (RBWC). The participants, consisting above all of public sector representatives (especially central bankers), market participants and academics, engaged in a lively discussion and a fruitful exchange of information.

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  • Peter Backé & Franz Nauschnigg, 2008. "Global Market Disruptions – Will Global Imbalances Unwind?," Monetary Policy & the Economy, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian Central Bank), issue 3, pages 113-119.
  • Handle: RePEc:onb:oenbmp:y:2008:i:3:b:6

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    global imbalances; capital flows; role of the U.S. dollar; sovereign wealth funds; Bretton Woods;

    JEL classification:

    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems
    • F42 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - International Policy Coordination and Transmission


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