Thursday, 25 March 2010

How the IMF thinks

From comes this audio of a discussion between Jeffrey Chwieroth of the London School of Economics, and Romesh Vaitilingam about the evolution of economic ideas at the International Monetary Fund, drawing on his book, ‘Capital Ideas: The IMF and the Rise of Financial Liberalization’. They discuss changes in IMF thinking about capital controls, the Tobin tax and macroeconomic policy – as well the possibility of IMF intervention in Greece.

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