Articles by David Felix


A New Crackdown in Belarus

February 23, 2015 | Ahead of elections later this year, the state once dubbed "Europe's Last Dictatorship" is launching a fierce new crackdown on journalists and human rights defenders.

IMF: Case of a Dead Theory Walking

October 12, 2005 | The Asian financial crisis has eased, but its reverberations have enmeshed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a major legitimacy crisis over its recently assumed mission and its ability to implement it.

Contagion Effect Taking Hold in Latin America

August 21, 2002 | Despite the IMF's reformist rhetoric about "bailing in" foreign investors and distributing adjustment costs more equitably, there is nothing novel about the new IMF standby credit. It is once again about bailing out banks and bondholders.