October 12, 2005 | Since the late 1970s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing structural adjustment programs (SAPs) on the governments of the global South.
Articles by Carol Welch
October 12, 2005 | For a number of reasons, the IMF is facing an identity crisis.
October 11, 2005 | The Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs)the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)have come under increased scrutiny and criticism over the past several years.
December 1, 2000 | The U.S. has a long history, spanning both Republican and Democratic administrations, of advocating openness and accountability at the IFIs.
October 1, 1998 | The IMF was created as the "guardian" of the global economy, promoting unimpeded trade and ensuring that national exchange rates would stay within set values.
April 1, 1998 | Throughout the 1980s and 1990s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) on most countries of the South.