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January 7, 2013 | EconTalk

Morten Jerven on Measuring African Poverty and Progress

June 1, 2011 | Christian Science Monitor

IMF's next leader: Don't rush this choice

The quality and openness of the selection process for a new International Monetary Fund leader matters as much as the outcome. It will be key not only to the future legitimacy of that institution but to the very notion of cooperative global economic management...
May 17, 2011 | Corner (National Review Online)

A Teachable Moment on American-European Faultlines

The full story is not out on Dominique Strauss-Kahn and he is innocent of forcible sexual battery until proven guilty, but already the case has exposed an ancient abyss between European elite and American popular cultures...
September 16, 2010 | Project Syndicate

The IMF and Global Coordination

Before the crisis of 2008, the International Monetary Fund was in decline...The crisis changed all that. It became clear that the IMF has a crucial role to play in dealing with crisis-induced instability...
June 7, 2010 | Economics One

Is the G20 Starting to Get Back on Track?

This past weekend’s meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Korea ended with a rejection of calls for more fiscal stimulus. This is a marked change from their meeting held just over a month ago in Washington...

June 6, 2010 | Becker-Posner Blog

Will Africa Finally Take Off?

After many decades of hopelessness, there are finally grounds for believing that sub-Saharan Africa may be close to taking off toward sustained economic growth...

June 3, 2010 | Bloomberg Television

Taylor Says G-20 Needs to Focus on Debt, Stimulus

Stanford University economist John Taylor talks with Bloomberg's Susan Li about the outlook for the global economy and central banks' monetary policies...

May 21, 2010 | Economics One

The Administration and the IMF on the Multiplier

In a soon to be published paper, several economists at the International Monetary Fund report estimates of government spending multipliers which are much smaller than those previously reported by the U.S. Administration...

April 30, 2010 | Financial Post

Q&A with Niall Ferguson

He touched on everything from why he thinks the International Monetary Fund will soon be bailing out Britain, to why the United States must now tread carefully around the globe or risk the wrath of China...