Recent Developments

For this year’s Henry Owen Memorial Award essay contest, graduate students were asked to consider how the Bretton Woods Institutions should evolve and what priorities they should pursue within the...

The banks are bleeding billions in deposits while the Greek government stonewalls its creditors.

William R. Rhodes is President & CEO, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors,...

The rising popularity of extremism reflects a popular disenchantment with the policies that have led to economic stagnation, writes William R. Rhodes.

William R. Rhodes...

By: Bill Reinsch, President, National Foreign Trade Council; Bretton Woods Committee Member

America Needs Trade Promotion Authority

Every year around this...

On Friday February 6th, 2015 a group of approximately 25 Bretton Woods Committee members held a private roundtable discussion with senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials to reassess...

On January 27, the Bretton Woods Committee hosted its first virtual conference, Windows Into the IFIs: The Outlook for Economic Growth and Investment in Asia. The event...

Will Republicans Choose to Lead on the Bretton Woods Institutions?
By: Scott Morris, Bretton Woods Committee Member and Senior Associate, Center for Global Development...

On October 9th, 2014, over 200 Bretton Woods Committee members and friends –including leaders within the financial sector and across the international economic policy community of experts –...

On May 21, 2014, two hundred Bretton Woods Committee members and friends – leaders within the private sector and across the international policy community – convened in Washington for the 2014...

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The Bretton Woods Committee applauds successful markup of Legislation to strengthen U.S. leadership in the IMF

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Historic Bipartisan Group of Former Cabinet and Top National Security Leaders – including Baker, Kissinger, and Ridge – Support IMF Quota...

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Broad-Based Coalition of Policy Experts Urges Congress to Pass IMF Reforms
Ukraine Economy and US Leadership at Stake

WASHINGTON, D.C. (...

Multilateral Roundtable Discussion
International Finance Corporation (IFC), Washington, DC
January 23, 2014

Event Summary and Recommendations

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On January 16, the Bretton Woods Committee (BWC) –in partnership with the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) – welcomed over 80 members and friends to a panel discussion on...

With the global community preparing for the 17th replenishment of the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA), the Bretton Woods Committee and other allies are working to...

On June 14, nearly 50 Senate staffers, Committee members, and friends gathered for an introductory briefing on the international financial institutions (IFIs). Much like our event for the House in...

A bipartisan group of top former Cabinet, executive, and legislative officials recently urged Congress to maintain current overall U.S. leadership in the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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In Spring 2013, the Bretton Woods Committee invited graduate students from across the Washington DC area to submit brief essays to the Henry Owen Memorial Award Contest on the...

On April 3, the Committee welcomed 53 members and friends to explore Future Trends in Capital Flows: Opportunities and Challenges in Emerging Markets. Held at the Citi...