The IMF and its Critics: Reform of Global Financial Architectureby David Vines, Christopher L. Gilbert
Pub. Date: 01/18/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Written by leading economists including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, this collection combines rigorous economic analysis with insider perspectives on key policy debates surrounding the future of the International Monetary Fund. As the role of the IMF and the "Washington Consensus" have come under intense scrutiny, this collection offers a valuable wide-ranging… See more details below
Written by leading economists including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, this collection combines rigorous economic analysis with insider perspectives on key policy debates surrounding the future of the International Monetary Fund. As the role of the IMF and the "Washington Consensus" have come under intense scrutiny, this collection offers a valuable wide-ranging overview of the debate, making it an essential reference for anyone interested in the role of international financial institutions in our globalized economy.
Table of Contents
Introduction; 1. The IMF and international financial architecture: solvency and liquidity Christopher L. Gilbert, David Vines; 2. Progress towards greater international financial stability Andrew Crockett; 3. International coordination of macroeconomic policies: still alive in the new millennium? Lawrence H. Meyer, Brian M. Doyle, Joseph E. Gagnon, Dale W. Henderson; 4. The Report of the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission: comments on the critics Allan H. Meltzer; 5. Reforming the global financial architecture: just tinkering around the edges? Malcolm Knight, Lawrence Schembri, James Powell; 6. The IMF and capital account liberalisation Dominic Wilson; 7. How should the IMF view capital controls? Gregor Irwin, Christopher L. Gilbert, David Vines; 8. The resolution of international financial crises: an alternative framework Andrew G. Haldane, Mark Kruger; 9. Whose programme is it? Policy ownership and conditional lending James M. Boughton, Alex Mourmouras; 10. The IMF and East Asia: a changing regional financial architecture Gordon de Brouwer; 11. The role of the IMF in developing countries Graham Bird, Paul Mosley; 12. Argentina and the Fund: anatomy of a policy failure Michael Mussa; 13. Countries in payments' difficulties: what can the IMF do? Andrew Powell; 14. Accountability, governance and the reform of the IMF Ngaire Woods; 15. The IMF at the start of the twenty-first century: what has been learned? On which values can we establish a humanised globalisation? Michel Camdessus; Index.
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