The Politics of IMF Lending

The Politics of IMF Lending

by M. Breen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349442775
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Michael Breen is Lecturer at Dublin City University, Ireland, specializing in International Relations and International Political Economy. His recent work on the IMF has been published in the European Journal of International Relations and his work on the politics of sovereign debt is forthcoming in International Studies Quarterly.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction PART I: THEORY 2. Who Controls the IMF? 3. Domestic Interests and IMF Programs 4. The Impact of the Shareholders on IMF Programs PART II: EVIDENCE 5. Testing the Argument 6. IMF Lending 7. IMF Lending and the Crisis in Europe 8. IMF Conditionality 9. IMF Conditionality and the Asian Crisis PART III: IMPLICATIONS 10. Theory, Evidence and Reform

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