Money Matters: An IMF Exhibit -- The Importance of Global Cooperation

Debt and Transition (1981-1989)



Conflict &
(1871 - 1944)

Destruction &
(1945 - 1958)
The System
In Crisis

(1959 - 1971)
the System
(1972 - 1981)
Debt &
(1981 - 1989)
Globalization and Integration
(1989 - 1999)

Countries Don't Go Bankrupt

© Photodisc



What Went Wrong?

The Guardian



Who Was to Blame?

Courtesy of United Nations/V. Bibic



Courtesy of United Nations/Teuscher



Courtesy of United Nations/T. Sennett



Attempted Rescue

Cartoonists and Writers Syndicate: Doumont. San Pedro Sula, 1985



Reducing the Burden

Cartoonists and Writers Syndicate: Arcadio. La Nacion, 1989



The Power of Private Capital

Parrot Graphics



The Asian Tigers

© Corbis/Macduff Evertor



© Corbis/Janet Wishnetsky



Thaw in the East

Cartoonists and Writers Syndicate: Cherepanov. Pravda, Russia, 1990. Carlos Augusto Soares



1989 Year of Anti-Communist Revolutions

© Corbis




Countries Don't
Go Bankrupt
Time Bomb Explodes Solving the Problem Attempted Rescue
Regional Economic Integration The Power of Private Capital Thaw in the East