Tagged: IMF

Obama: Sweep Away a Free Trade Relic

Among the most embarrassing, yet often overlooked economic policies of the Bush and Clinton years was the penchant for making other countries restrict capital controls, even though such controls had proved effective against financial volatility.

Assessing the G-20 Declaration

This contradictory document identifies financial institution failures and calls for new regulatory measures, and at the same time, salutes the free market and some of the institutions behind the financial and economic crisis.

The IMF is Dead; Long Live the IMF

Without bothering to learn from the mistakes that until recently had it desperately seeking a new mission, the IMF again is turning into the world's financial firefighter.

We Only Need One Bretton Woods II

The November 15 economic summit isn't the best way to address many of the underlying issues that contributed to the global economic crisis in developing countries.