New Online Resource on International FInance and Development
|August 14, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
New Online Resource
Visit The E-Book on International Finance and Development
(Publisher’s note — we received the below notice about a new online resource on international finance and development, and decided to check it out. Lots of interesting stuff. You will definitely find some value at that site, and if you leave behind some remarks of your own you’ll add to the value that others can get. Mention the Progress Report if you please. Check it out!)
The E-Book on International Finance and Development, http://www.uiowa.edu/ifdebook
Why should you visit the E-Book?
It will help you understand the complicated world of international finance, e.g., the Asian financial crisis and its global repercussions.
What’s on the E-Book website?
–An informative handbook, with hyperlinks and bibliographies, covering the meaning of development, the functions of the IMF and the World Bank, changing conceptions of development in the 1990s, and international finance in a globalized economy.
–Interactive features, including frequent polls on current events, a help desk for important questions, a bulletin board for discussion of E-Book themes, a Discussion Room for real-time communication, an e-mail link to send us your comments and observations, and a calendar on which you can post notices regarding your organization’s events.
–A monitor feature, which summarizes key events relating to international finance and development.
–A compilation of links to websites related to the E-Book’s themes, and a news feature.
–A Perspectives feature, which posts essays on international finance and development.
The E-Book on International Finance and Development is a website that helps empower laypeople with information about the global financial system. Thanks.
Enrique R. Carrasco
Professor of Law
University of Iowa
College of Law
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