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October 9, 2013

International Organizations
IMF Director Christine Lagarde The International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, finds itself again in the forefront of global economic crisis management.

May 7, 2007

International Organizations
Reform of the International Monetary Fund

Overview The International Monetary Fund’s purpose and scope of work have changed dramatically since its founding after World War II. Whereas at first the Fund aimed to maintain monetary and ex…

November 2, 2007

Monetary Policy
Regional-Monetary-Integration.jpg Regional Monetary Integration

Teaching Notes on Regional Monetary Integration by CFR Senior Fellow Peter B. Kenen and co-author Ellen E. Meade.

September 15, 2017

Monetary Policy
How We Know Eurozone Monetary Policy Is Working Again How We Know Eurozone Monetary Policy Is Working Again

  In 2013, I showed that the ECB’s monetary transmission mechanism had broken down in the crisis-hit periphery countries. ECB rate cuts were not being passed on to rate cuts on new loans to bu…

May 19, 2010

Global Governance
Global Economic Governance: Progress and Prospects in the G20, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank

A panel of experts discuss how various international institutions such as the G20, IMF, and World Bank are playing a role in today's system of global economic governance.

May 19, 2010

Global Governance
Global Economic Governance: Progress and Prospects in the G20, International Monetary Fund, and World Bank

A panel of experts discuss how various international institutions such as the G20, IMF, and World Bank are playing a role in today's system of global economic governance. This session is part of a C…

June 26, 2018

Monetary Policy
Global Monetary Policy Divergence and the Reemergence of Global Imbalances

To minimize the risk of greater global imbalances, U.S. policymakers should rethink U.S. fiscal policy and focus on the transatlantic imbalances, not the bilateral trade deficit with China.

April 24, 2018

International Economic Policy
Asia's Central Banks and Sovereign Funds Are Back Asia's Central Banks and Sovereign Funds Are Back

East Asia (China, Japan, and the NIEs) ran a $600 billion current account surplus in 2017. "Official" (central bank and sovereign fund) outflows accounted for about half of that. Asia's foreign excha…

July 12, 2018

Israel
The Sad Fate of the Socialist International

Once upon a time, the Socialist International was an extraordinary organization. Founded in 1951 as a successor to various prior socialist groups, it was staunchly democratic and anti-Communist, and …

March 6, 2018

United States
How Will the U.S. Fund its Twin Deficits? How Will the U.S. Fund its Twin Deficits?

Will there be a mismatch between what the U.S. wants to sell (Treasuries) and what the world wants to buy?