Posts Tagged: IMF
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.
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.
As long as U.S. officials continue to refuse to face the reality of a post-market fundamentalist world, they will further contribute to the crisis.
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.
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.
According to Mark Engler, the future of globalization is in question. Will the fight between "imperial globalization" and "corporate globalization" lead to the rise of democratic globalization"?
The economics behind the food crisis.
Economic policy is to blame for hunger in Africa.
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.
Noam Chomsky looks at the increasing power and coordination of the countries of the Global South.