TITLE

Can Britain Afford Bretton Woods?

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Seymour E.
PUB. DATE
November 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;11/27/44, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p681
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Expresses approval for the pamphlet issued by the British Political and Economic Planning (PEP) which discusses some unsettled issues in British-American economic relations, and which concludes that Great Britain can afford to welcome the policy of international cooperation proposed at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire. British dilemma of wanting international cooperation yet opposing restrictions upon full-employment policies and upon their internal monetary policies; Conflict of views between Americans and Britons on exports and governmental participation; British view that an economic collapse is inevitable after the war; Call on the British to have faith in the American government's commitment to act swiftly and do everything in its power to avert any major financial collapse.
ACCESSION #
14768876

 

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