Tag Archives: IMF

Turkey’s Next Challenge: How Bad Can Inflation Get?

How Turkey’s central bank plans to regain market confidence that it will eventually hit its 5% inflation target again remains a mystery.

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First Greece, Now Turkey?

Is Turkey entering a deep financial crisis just as Greece exits one?

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The Turkey-China Debt Nexus

Turkey’s financial crisis raises questions about China’s debt-driven development model.

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Options for Turkey

What the Erdogan government must do if it wants to avoid a “cold Turkey” economic shock.

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Closing Africa’s Tax Revenue Gap

African countries lose more than $50 billion each year to illegal financial outflows, mostly through tax avoidance and evasion.

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The IMF Wakes Up to Fight Graft

The IMF finally realizes that assigning priority to anti-corruption is not a choice but a necessity. It is now deemed a “macro-critical” issue.

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The IMF, the World Bank and the U.S.: A Brief History

U.S. participation in the IMF and World Bank was authorized in the Bretton Woods Agreement Act that became law in July 1945.

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Lagarde’s Failure to Do the Honorable Thing – And Resign

Christine Lagarde’s confirmation as IMF Managing Director further undermines global governance.

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The Frenchman Who Reshaped the IMF

Reflections on the work of Olivier Blanchard, the IMF’s now retired chief economist.

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Tsipras: Pandering to the Radicals?

The more time passes, the deeper Greece is descending into a costly renewed recession.

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