Global Financial Warriors: The Untold Story of International Finance in the Post-9/11 World

Global Financial Warriors: The Untold Story of International Finance in the Post-9/11 World

by John B. Taylor

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Overview

Sworn in as head of the U.S. Treasury Department s international finance division just three months prior to 9/11, John B. Taylor soon found himself at the center of the war on terror. Global Financial Warriors takes you inside the White House Situation Room, to the meetings of the G7 finance ministers, and to cities worldwide as Taylor assembles a coalition to freeze terrorist assets, plans the financial reconstruction in Afghanistan, oversees the development of a new currency in Iraq, and deals with the spread of financial crises. From reforming the IMF and the World Bank to negotiating international agreements to reduce Iraq s debt by 80 percent and cancel the debt of very poor countries, Taylor s unparalleled access offers the reader an insider s account of a pivotal time in international finance."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393331158
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 01/17/2008
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

John B. Taylor is the Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the George Shultz Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. He was Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs from 2001 to 2005.

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