Andrés Arauz

How The IMF Can Help The Global South Cope With Imminent Economic Crisis

March 23, 2020

The International Monetary Fund has a rarely used mechanism that could alleviate the economic crisis faced by the Global South in the wake of COVID-19.

Ecuador Takes Harmful IMF Loan, Even Though it Doesn't Need it

Ecuador Takes Harmful IMF Loan, Even Though it Doesn’t Need it

July 22, 2019

According to an analysis of the Center for Economic and Policy Analysis, Ecuador’s recent IMF loan of $4.2 billion comes with strings that will hurt economic growth. Ecuador doesn’t even need the loan, says the report’s co-author, Andrés Arauz