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Social Media: Economics: IMF/World Bank

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IMF: Their Firewalls, Our Money
IMF: Their Firewalls, Our Money
Have Lagarde's actions taken the IMF too far? By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (World Policy Blog, 05/15/2012) Read More...


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The World Bank’s Palm Oil Mistake
Article analysing the World Bank's support of palm oil cultivation in Nigeria's economy. By THOMPSON AYODELE (The New York Times, 10/15/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
Dr. Kamal El Kheshen, Vice President of the African Development Bank discussses the trade-off between climate change policies and economic growth policies in Africa. By M. Patel. (12/10/2009) Read More...


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African Economies in the Global Crisis
Romesh Vaitilingam, of the International Growth Centre, interviews Professor Njuguna Ndung’u, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, about how African development should proceed amidst a global ec... Read More...


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IMF Vows to Have Say on Currencies
The IMF commits to playing a more active role in the currencies as it relates to global economic growth (09-28-2009 by Krishna Guha). Read More...


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IMF Says World Economy Stabilizing
The IMF issues an encouraging, yet cautious, prediction for the global economic recovery. Although praising the macroeconomic and stimulus efforts, the Fund maintains that the financial sector is not ... Read More...


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A Global Recovery Needs A Global Response
It is time to begin the restructuring of our global economic and financial system, in ways that ensure that the fruits of prosperity are more widely shared and that the system is more stable. By Josep... Read More...


Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
International organizations like the World Bank and the UN are supposed to help the world’s poor. Fully convinced about doing good by curbing carbon emissions, they are pushing an anti-development age... Read More...


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Exclusion And Exploitation: The IMF In Global Governance
Essay argues that modern financial institutions like the IMF disadvantage developing countries and suggests alternative ways which could perhaps act as better financial substitutes for developing coun... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Dennis de Tray
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Dennis de Tray
IA Forum discusses issues surrounding the World Bank/IMF with Dr. Dennis de Tray, Vice President at the Center for Global Development. (IA-Forum, 4/20/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Josephine Osikena
IA-Forum Interview: Josephine Osikena
IA-Forum speaks with Josephine Osikena, Programme Manager for Democracy and Development at the Foreign Policy Centre, about the upcoming elections in West Africa. By J. Young and Sarah Knudsen. (IA-... Read More...


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The IMF's America Problem
If the IMF is truly committed to addressing global economic imbalances, then it should concentrate on the greatest threat to this goal: the U.S. trade deficit and not the value of China’s currency. B... Read More...


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Defeat Terror With Trade
The United States can burnish its credentials as "exemplar of freedom" in the world by explaining that economic freedom as exemplified by free trade is the first, possibly best "weapon" against terror... Read More...


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Building Better Institutions
Article of recent speech by IMF Head Rodrigo Rato, looks at the importance of well-functioning institutions as the key to development in the third world. By Rodrigo Rato. (The Cato Institute, Summer, ... Read More...


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Reshaping the IMF
Article looks at recent trends in the World Economy and how this is forcing the IMF to rethink its role. (The Economist, 20/04/06) Read More...


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International Monetary Fund Reform
Discusses IMF reforms to increase monetary stability throughout the world. By Allan H. Meltzer. (AEI 6/07/05) Read More...


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A Leap of Faith for Sovereign Default: From IMF Judgment Calls to Automatic Incentives
Discusses IMF monetary policy towards Argentina. By Adam Lerrick. (Cato Institute 2005) Read More...


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Can Debtors be Choosers?
The Implications of Argentina’s Struggle with IMF Debt for Highly Indebted Poor Countries Daniel Marx McCarthy, (Silver City, NM & Washington, DC: Foreign Policy In Focus, February 2005). Read More...


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Clueless on the World Bank
The US seems poised to appoint a leader of the World Bank as inept as the one it chose in 1986. By Sebastian Mallaby. (Washington Post, 3/7/2005) Read More...


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The World Monetary System and External Relations of the EMU – Fasten your safety belts!
This article tries to point out some concrete areas of diversity of interest in the international consequences of the introduction of the Euro and analyzes the costs and gains from cooperation in diff... Read More...


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Argentina Can Wait, Says IMF
Article discusses that unless Argentina restructures their state debt, the IMF will not reopen discussions with them. (KeralaNext.com, 12/3/04) Read More...


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Fresh Loan Ends IMF Program In Armenia
Article discusses the IMF plan for a three year lending program in Armenia. Also discusses Armenia's economic growth and recovery. By Atom Markarian (BakuToday.net, 12/3/04) Read More...


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World Bank urges Israel to end Palestinian closures
Article discusses the World Bank's plea to Israel to reduce restrictions on trade between Israel and Palestine. Also discusses what the World Bank thinks Palestine should do to help their economy. (Th... Read More...


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Pakistan Seeks World Bank Help to Solve Water Dispute with India
Discusses Pakistan's efforts to have the World Bank's support over their conflict with India over pipelines. (China View, 11/27/04) Read More...


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World Bank Report: Palestine in Deep Economic Crisis
Interview with John Wetter of the World Bank that discusses the future of the Palestinian economy. By Beatriz Díez (Radio Netherlands, 11/27/04) Read More...


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Robbing Kenyans to Fulfil IMF Interests
Joe Donde discusses how he feels the IMF's reccomendations for Kenya will hurt more than help. (The Standard, 11/19/04) Read More...


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Greenspan Joins IMF in Urging US to Live Within Its Means
Discusses how Greenspan feels that the United States needs to work with the IMF and follow their reccomendations in order to meet its deficits. (The Economic Times, 11/20/04) Read More...


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IMF chief Counsels Putin on How to Double Russia's Growth
Discusses the IMF belief that Russia needs to have less state intervention and watch for inflation in order to have a more prosperous economy. (ChannelnewsAsia.com, 11/19/04) Read More...


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APEC Plays Bigger Role in World Economy
Article discusses the success of APEC, and their future plans as they finished a round of meetings. (China View.com, 11/21/04) Read More...


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IMF Urges 'Deep' Reforms to Combat Slide in French Economy
Discusses the IMF plan for France in order to improve their economy. (Expatica.com, 11/3/04) Read More...


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