A Strategy for IMF Reform / Edition 1

A Strategy for IMF Reform / Edition 1

by Edwin M. Truman
     
 

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in eclipse as the preeminent institution promoting international economic and financial stability, in large measure because of a lack of consensus on its role, says former US official Edwin M. Truman. It should not focus primarily on global poverty or on international financial crises affecting a small group of vulnerable… See more details below

Overview

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in eclipse as the preeminent institution promoting international economic and financial stability, in large measure because of a lack of consensus on its role, says former US official Edwin M. Truman. It should not focus primarily on global poverty or on international financial crises affecting a small group of vulnerable economies. Instead, it must engage each of its members on the full range of their economic and financial policies and play a central role in shaping global economic performance - in particular, the policies of systemically important countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881323986
Publisher:
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Series:
Policy Analyses in International Economics Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

1The agenda for IMF reform1
2IMF activities and reform efforts23
3Role in the international monetary system45
4Governance61
5Lending facilities83
6Financial resources107

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