Tag Archives: IMF

An Easy Way to Provide Debt Relief for the World’s Poorest Countries

Donor governments do not have to fund poor country debt relief from their fiscal budgets. They can tap long-unused reserve assets available at the IMF called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).

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Argentina: Greed, Bonds, COVID and Your Cash

Argentina has defaulted on its debts, again. Will the IMF and investors be merciful?

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Lebanon, COVID 19 and the Arrival of the IMF

Protesters in Lebanon have plenty of reason to bemoan the autocratic response of the government — and its inability to deal with the economic crisis.

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Argentina’s Debt: How to Buy Time in the Pandemic

As the country faces yet another debt crisis, what is a constructive way forward for Argentina and its creditors?

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The Eurozone “Soviet”?

Negative interest rates have a pernicious effect on human beings. They corrode the structures of society, culture and people’s mindsets, triggering widespread resignation and even nihilism.

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The World of Negative Interest Rates: An Introduction

We now witness the marks of the inverted universe of ultra-loose monetary policy and lax central banking.

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Argentina: Heading for Financial and Political Mayhem

Argentina’s voters, foreign institutional investors and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) never seem to learn from previous calamities.

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Lagarde’s Leadership Should Not Be Underrated

The scope of central banking has expanded significantly in recent years. The former IMF boss is well prepared for those challenges.

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Are the World Bank and IMF Failing the World?

Amidst Trump administration flame-throwing, top experts worry about the ability of the main multilateral institutions safeguarding the global economy.

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Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, Again and Again…

Latin America’s third-largest economy and its ongoing tale of economic crisis, political turmoil – and, of course, corruption.

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