Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Atish Ghosh , and Mahvash Qureshi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 12 February 2016
Keywords: gold standard, interwar period, Bretton Woods, financial crisis, markets, market, emerging markets, All Countries,, Capital controls, Capital flows
This paper investigates why controls on capital inflows have a bad name, and evoke such visceral opposition, by tracing how capital controls have been used and perceived, since the late nineteenth century. While ad...