International Monetary Fund

Low-Cost Institutions: The New Kids on the Global Governance Block

Kenneth W. Abbott and Benjamin Faude • Apr 24 2020 • Articles

Low-Cost Institutions empower their executive, bureaucratic and societal participants, changing the pattern of authority in global governance and its actors composition.

Interview – Pablo Nemiña

E-International Relations • Aug 27 2019 • Features

Pablo Nemiña explores the complex relationship between Latin American countries and the IMF, Argentina’s economic policy and the country’s upcoming presidential elections.

Unending Reform Attempts at the IMF: Organised Hypocrisy or Bricolage?

Saliha Metinsoy • Mar 19 2019 • Articles

It is puzzling why an international institution sees the need to reform and attempts it while preserving some core aspects that detract from its legitimacy.

Review – Adults in the Room: My Battle With Europe’s Deep Establishment

Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez • Oct 16 2018 • Features

Rather than a lesson on the economics of bailouts and austerity, Varoufakis’ memoir reads like a treatise on the politics of sovereign debt restructuring during crises.

Online Resources – The International Monetary Fund

E-International Relations • Feb 11 2018 • Online resources

A brief introduction to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with links and media to explore further.

Review – Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Randall Germain • Sep 13 2016 • Features

A rich and illuminating volume which adds another dimension to the theme of how the contemporary organization of global finance entrenches and solidifies inequality.

What Next for Renminbi Internationalization?

Tristram Sainsbury • Jan 26 2016 • Articles

Chinese authorities need to pursue consistent and measured financial policies considering the impact on other countries, and not cause global financial instability.

The Greek Referendum as Societal Schism

Marianna Karakoulaki • Jul 4 2015 • Articles

Regardless the Greek referendum’s turnout, Greece will not be able to avoid another austerity plan that will hinder the country’s non-existent ascent to development.

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

Fabiano Mielniczuk • Aug 18 2014 • Articles

The new institutions of the BRICS signal a new reality in international politics that corresponds to the unique multipolar moment of power and ideas.

Failed Policy: The IMF in Crisis

Timothy Sharpe • Aug 21 2012 • Articles

The failure to distinguish between sovereign and non-sovereign economies has corrupted IMF policy advice. Reform remains problematic due to the dominance of neo-liberal ideals in the Fund.

The IMF and American Power

Andrea Lagna • Aug 9 2012 • Articles

The IMF is ‘in trouble’ because it does not represent a place for collective action nor of universality. Rather, it constitutes an executive agent of American power and its global projections vis-à-vis other economies.

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

Jakob Vestergaard and Robert H. Wade • Jun 16 2012 • Articles

The G7 states themselves are no more likely to push for a Global Economic Council than turkeys are to vote for Christmas, but that should not stop others from advocating along these lines.

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