TITLE

The IMF is Back? Think Again

AUTHOR(S)
Greco, Emily Schwartz
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;6/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author comments on what seems to be a comeback for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the global financial crisis forces countries to apply or re-apply for loans. The author is critical of the commitment made by the Group of 20 countries at the April 2009 summit in London, England to increase IMF resources via immediate financing of some $500 billion. It is the author's view that the emergence of regional financial and monetary institutions should continue to be encouraged.
ACCESSION #
41019665

 

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