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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 17–22.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ricardo Ávila © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Bolsa Mexicana de Valores BOGOTÁ, Colombia—When Lima, Peru, hosted the joint annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund last October, it was supposed to be the ideal occasion...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., the International Monetary Fund—must nudge its members toward greater consensus on the need to share the burden of ensuring systemic stability. What can we hope for from the G-20 when it comes to dealing with these challenges? Panglossians tell us we should relax, because the real lesson of the global financial...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 June 2002
... classic study of the any other developing economy. myth of self-regulating markets, Joseph Third, Malaysia oversaw its recovery Stiglitz, the Nobel-prize-winning former not with International Monetary Fund- chief economist of the World Bank, calls administered austerity measures...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
... the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade—the precursor to the World Trade Organization. While these institutions worked well for half a century, now that the commodity-based manufacturing system has evolved into a knowledge and innovation economy, the strains...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... He questions why in this century, despite big challenges, we have created no truly Big Ideas. Stephen Ezell suggests the problem may be systemic—that we have no institutions capable of nour-ishing creativity and that some global body, a parallel to the World Bank or International Monetary Fund...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2017
... blamed the structural economic adjustment program imposed on Nigeria by the International Monetary Fund in 1986, which devalued the local currency and made it difficult to import goods, including films and film stock. The year before, the Nigerian government adopted sweeping economic reforms after...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 59–64.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of their corporations, as in International often indifferent to the fact that significant Monetary Fund (IM F) bailouts and other portions of the funds were going directly in­ debt workouts, and when portions of na­ to the private accounts of corrupt politicians tional borrowings go directly...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... stock exchange. Indeed, officials at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have accused SOKIMO of corruption and siphoning off millions of dollars that belonged to the state and could have been used for social and infrastructure improvements. The well-meaning transparency laws...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 29–42.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Department and the and acute cynicism, which has driven International Monetary Fund ( im f ) in the many others to disengage from politics late 1990s with new ideas about how to altogether. deal with economic crises. These techno­ A few years ago, Buenos Aires...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 14–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
... demand lower interest rates than if they feared it might be lost. Tottering banks—not merely titans like Goldman Sachs or HSBC, but hundreds of smaller outfits too—are able to tap their central banks for funding at a cost markets would not bear. These handouts add up. The International Monetary Fund...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 29–36.
Published: 01 June 2003
... U.S. and European pension funds and funds available so long as the country pur­ insurance companies to invest in Mexican sues its International Monetary Fund-en­ debt. A loosening of the fiscal reins now in dorsed fiscal policies. Therefore, the United the form of a wave of new education and in­...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... reaction is, “No way.” So who remains? On the left, Dominique Strauss-Kahn is the name on most lips. Strauss-Kahn is the managing director of the International Monetary Fund—only the 10th individual to hold that job since the founding of the fund back in December 1945. He was France's Minister...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 101–109.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... Only the last-minute intervention of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund prevented a total meltdown of the country’s economy in the spring of 2010. As a result, during the past 15 months, a new paradigm has been forced onto Greece. No longer can the profligacy of the past play any...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 37–49.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., the United States can also play a key role in assisting with Cuba’s reintegration into the international financial institutions, including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the Inter-American Development Bank, which in turn could help stimulate the Cuban economy. Working with the Cuban...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 24–29.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and India were almost equal. This year, China’s figure of $9,000 will be more than double that of India, according to the International Monetary Fund. This colossal change within Chinese society has created a widening gap between parents and children. Because Chinese youth have grown up in a world...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 87–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... decried the “genocidal” effects of International Monetary Fund and U.S.-driven economic reforms in post-Soviet Russia—other members have previously held government positions and enjoyed close relations with Putin. Bishop Tikhon of the Russian Orthodox Church, a Club member, is referred to as Putin’s...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 54–59.
Published: 01 September 2002
... dictated what the organization did— the International Monetary Fund. N ato or more relevant now, didn’t do— about Iraq has been all but ignored by President during the 1990s. George W. Bush in the war against terror, despite the alliance’s unprecedented invoca­ American Obduracy tion after 9/11...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 49–58.
Published: 01 December 2003
... it had taken from the International ined Argentine economic data as a condition Monetary Fund— and the economic sacri­ of the loans it gave, could certainly see that fices Argentines had made to get the IMF to the country’s debt was growing while its provide the funds— been...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 74–84.
Published: 01 December 2012
... that will ease the greatest dangers faced by individual countries and fortify their collective efforts. Forced to seek a bailout from the EU, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund in 2010 because of huge public debt, Greece’s economy has shrunk by 20 percent over the last five...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 52–59.
Published: 01 March 2011
...” measures the very next day, under added pressure from the EU and International Monetary Fund. The G-20 summit in Canada was just a few weeks off, and the anti-deficit focus of the German-led European “exit strategy” forced Zapatero to shed many of his progressive policies, such as the €2,500 cheque bebé...
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