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Has crisis changed the IMF?

Cornel Ban and Daniela Gabor, Bristol Business School

Cornel Ban and Daniela Gabor, Bristol Business School

Has the global economic crisis changed the International Monetary Fund — and if so, how?  These were the questions posed at a roundtable held at Boston University on April 8.  The workshop was sponsored by the Boston University Center for Finance, Law and Policy and co-sponsored by Governance.  The conveners were Professors Cornel Ban and Kevin Gallagher.

The IMF has played an important role in shaping governmental responses to the crisis over the past six years.  But the crisis has also affected the IMF itself.  Scholars from twelve universities participated in the workshop, examining IMF policies on fiscal policy, debt restructuring, financial sector surveillance, capital controls, and other topics. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 12, 2013 at 10:17 am

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