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

System in Crisis (1959-1971)



Conflict &
(1871 - 1944)

Destruction &

(1945 - 1958)
The System
In Crisis
(1959 - 1971)
the System

(1972 - 1981)
Debt &

(1981 - 1989)
Globalization and Integration
(1989 - 1999)

A Growing Economy Needs Growing Liquidity

(picture)© Corbis/Charles E Roth. (graph)Jared Schneidman Illustrations



Uhuru (Freedom)

© Corbis/UPI



The Foreign Exchange Famine

© National Geographic Society



The Dollar Glut

Courtesy of the Jack Knox Family



Triffin's Dilemma

(Uncle Sam with pump) IMF (Massoud). (Dollar Bill) Courtesy of the Jack Knox Family. (Triffin) © Corbis/UPI



The Incredible Shrinking Gold

Jared Schneidman Illustrations



Flight from the Dollar

Courtesy of London Evening Standard, Vicky [Victor Weisz], July 7, 1947



Bretton Woods System Collapses

© Corbis/UPI




A Growing Economy Needs
Growing Liquidity

and Development

The Foreign Exchange Famine
The Dollar Glut The Incredible Shrinking Gold Supply Searching
for Solutions
Bretton Woods
System Collapses