Krugman is still pushing the discredited loanable funds model, the basis of failed Fed stimulus policies. Does Krugman really not get it or is he defending Bernanke and his loyal successor Yellen?
One of the world's most influential women, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, applauded Japan's effort to get more women working, but said the country still has a ways to go.
PARIS (Reuters) - The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging France to speed up structural reforms to bolster economic growth and warning against using weak inflation as an excuse to relax public deficit reduction efforts. Show More Summary
The main topic of discussion yesterday afternoon between members of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) team and representatives of the Honduran government negotiating terms for a possible IMF credit package of up to US$220 million...Show More Summary
``Ukraine may need an additional international bailout of $19 billion if the civil conflict in the east of the country continues into next year, Reuters reported Tuesday citing the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) detailed review of its Stand-By Arrangement for Ukrain''
Washington (AFP) - The board of the International Monetary Fund reiterated its support for Managing Director Christine Lagarde Friday, after a French court placed her under formal investigation in a graft scandal.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board on Friday stood behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe dating from 2008. Show More Summary
Washington (AFP) - The International Monetary Fund approved Friday the release of nearly $1.4 billion in fresh funds for troubled Ukraine, as the country faces an escalation in fighting with pro-Russia separatists.
International Monetary Fund, Generation Next: 25 Economists Under 45 Who Are Shaping the Way We Think About the Global Economy: We asked you, our readers, and assorted international economists and journal editors to tell us which economists under 45 will have the most influence in the coming decades on our...
The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged the US to boost incomes for the poor, including raising the minimum wage, saying that would help sustain the country's rebound from the Great Recession. Senior IMF economist Deniz Igan...Show More Summary
By Anna Yukhananov WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund's board is likely to stand behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing a criminal investigation in France tied to a political corruption probe, sources close to the board said. Show More Summary
The International Monetary Fund said Thursday it was studying additional financial support for three West African countries hit by Ebola, saying the economic impact of the epidemic is severe. "The Ebola outbreak is having an acute macroeconomic and social impact on three already fragile countries in West Africa," said Fund spokesman Gerry Rice.
The International Monetary Fund board will meet "as soon as possible" to review chief Christine Lagarde's situation after being put under formal investigation in France, an IMF spokesman said Thursday. "It's clearly going to be very soon, as soon as possible," said spokesman Gerry Rice at a news conference, without giving a precise date. Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde is under investigation by French authorities for alleged negligence and political fraud surrounding her role in awarding a sum of 400m euro (£318m; $527m) to French business tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008, while serving as finance minister in former President Nicolas Sarkozy's cabinet. Show More Summary
Leading the way, says Rickards, will be the International Monetary Fund. "The task of re-liquefying the world will fall to the IMF because the IMF will have the only clean balance sheet left among official institutions. The IMF willShow More Summary
Considering Kirsten Gillibrand's colleagues in Congress felt comfortable weighing in on the arrival and departure of her baby weight, I'm sure Christine Lagarde, the embattled head of the International Monetary Fund (now under investigation for a shady €400 million payout to a French business tycoon when she was finance minister), is at least... More »
The International Monetary Fund is again touched by scandal with chief Christine Lagarde's being charged in a French graft case, three years after predecessor Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned in disgrace. The "negligence" charge against...Show More Summary
International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde has been placed under investigation by French magistrates for her alleged role in a long-running fraud case involving the former owner of Adidas. She has described the investigation as "totally unfounded" and plans to appeal the decision. Read more...
French authorities placed the chief of the International Monetary Fund under official investigation on Wednesday.