Global Financial Stability: What Role for the IMF?

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October 9, 2008

Global Financial Stability: What Role for the IMF?

Economists Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot discussed the current economic crisis and considered the choice of the IMF as a future global finance regulator. The IMF's failure to provide advance warning of most of the major financial crises of the last 15 years and its record of suggesting inappropriate remedies after the fact raise serious questions about its ability to perform this function.

Dean Baker's Presentation

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Mark Weisbrot's Presentation

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  • Introduction by Deborah James
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  • Dean Baker's Presentation
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  • Mark Weisbrot's Presentation
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