Successes of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at Work

Successes of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at Work

by Eduard Brau, Ian McDonald

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Overview

This book provides a definitive account of the recent history of the International Monetary Fund, and the successes it has enjoyed since it was founded. With fascinating contributions by current and former IMF staff members, this book offers a unique insight into the workings of the organization and explores how it has benefited many.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230578098
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/04/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

LESZEK BALCEROWICZ
TOMÁS BALIÑO Deputy Director of the IMF's Monetary and Financial Systems Department, USA
HUGH BREDENKAMP Assistant Director in the IMF's African Department, USA
THOMAS DAWSON Former Director of the IMF's External Relations Department, USA
CHARLES ENOCH Deputy Director of the IMF's Statistics Department, USA
ARMINIO FRAGA
PHILIP R. GERSON Assistant Director, Office of the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, USA
JAMES GORDON Division Chief in the IMF's Asian Department, USA
GRAHAM HACCHE Deputy Director of the IMF's External Relations Department, USA
MATS JOSEFSSON is at the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund, USA
KIHWAN KIM
TIMOTHY LANE Assistant Director in the Policy Development and Review Department of the International Monetary Fund, USA
CARL-JOHAN LINDGREN IMF Monetary and Exchange Department's mission chief for Turkey
GRAY MGONJA
HUBERT NEISS Former Director of the IMF's Asian Department, USA
ROLANDO OSSOWSKI is at the International Monetary Fund, USA
MARTIN PARKINSON
LORENZO L. PÉREZ Deputy Director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, USA
MASSIMO RUSSO Former Director of the European Department, International Monetary Fund, USA
STEVEN SEELIG Advisor in the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, USA
SÜREYYA SERDENDEÇTI
ROBERT SHARER Assistant Director in the IMF's African Department, USA
CARLOS STENERI
GILBERT TERRIER Assistant Director in the Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund, USA
WANDA TSENG Former Deputy Director in the IMF's Asian Department, USA
JOSÉ VIÑALS
MARTIN WOLF

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction;  E.Brau & I.McDonald PART I: IMF FINANCIAL HELP TO ECONOMIES IN CRISIS: HOW THE IMF HELPS ITS MEMBERS The Korean Crisis Ten Years Later: A Success Story;  H.Neiss, W.Tseng &  J.Gordon Comment; K.Kim Poland: Stabilization, Transition, and Reform, 1990–91;  T.Lane, R.Ossowski &  M.Russo Comment;  L.Balcerowicz Turkey's Renaissance: From Banking Crisis to Economic Revival;  H.Bredenkamp, M.Josefsson &  C.J.Lindgren Comment; S.Serdengeçti Tanzania: Reform and Progress, 1995–2007;  R.Sharer Comment; G.Mgonja Brazil: Anchoring Policy Credibility in the Midst of Financial Crisis;  L.L.Pérez &  P.R.Gerson Comment; A.Fraga Uruguay 2002–03: Recovery from Economic Contagion;  S.Seelig &  G.Terrier Comment;  C.Steneri PART II: PREVENTING FINANCIAL CRISES AND PROMOTING MONETARY COOPERATION Opening the Economic Books of Governments and of the IMF;  T.Dawson &  C.Enoch Comment;  M.Parkinson Preventing the Next Financial Crisis;  T.J.Baliño Comment;  J.Viñals The IMF Staff's View of the World: The World Economic Outlook;  G.Hacche Comment;  M.Wolf Conclusions;  E.Brau & I.McDonald Annex: How the IMF Operates

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