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The IMF's mid-life crisis

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen
A new paper from the Political Economy Research Institute discusses how the IMF's programs undermine the ability of governments in developing countries to properly govern

  February 26, 2018

IMF's Concern with Equality Not Reflected in Its Policy Recommendations
Recently the IMF's analyses have shown greater concern about the dramatic rise in inequality, but its policy recommendations make the problem worse, explains economist Mark Weisbrot of CEPR

  October 23, 2017

IMF Credibility Takes Hit After Managing Director Found Guilty of Criminal Negligence
Economist James Henry says the ruling is a slap on the wrist for Lagarde, who is now the third director in a row convicted of a crime

  December 19, 2016

IMF Will Address Global Inequality, Says Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Deborah James: Inequality is unlikely to be addressed or achieved through existing IMF policies

  April 11, 2014

The IMF's mid-life crisis Pt.2
Ilene Grabel: IMF considers dropping opposition to capital controls for emerging economies

  May 19, 2010

The IMF's mid-life crisis
Ilene Grabel: IMF seeks new image but has one set of policies for rich countries and another for poor

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