A trio of International Monetary Fund economists have released a new study that seems to debunk a central pillar of conservative economic ideology -- that taxing the rich to help the poor harms the economy.
In his letter of resignation economist Peter Doyle says he is "ashamed of his 20 years with the IMF", accuses the organisation of incompetence, and questions the fitness of its current Managing Director to lead.
The recent remarks by International Monetary Fund head honcho Christine Lagarde has caused a storm of controversy in Greece. Maybe she and her organisation should practice the austerity she preaches?
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has enraged Greeks with her dismissive comments blaming the Greek public for the economic crisis by trying to escape paying taxes all the time.
As confusion reins over the political landscape in Greece, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union have warned Greece must adhere to austerity measures, including the implementation of more cuts in June.
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Bank of Canada deputy governor Tiff Macklem delivered a speech to a business audience, in which he argues for public officials to enact policies that would rein in the free market and address income inequalities.
The International Monetary Fund released a report on the Sub-Saharan African region. In their analysis, the IMF expected the area to have five percent growth this year. The IMF projects another six percent growth next year.
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US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said Tuesday International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is in “no position” to run the agency, and recent reports on the alleged rapist now state he is on suicide watch at the Rikers Island jail complex
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the International Monetary Fund’s managing director, was arrested on Saturday at Kennedy International Airport just minutes before his flight’s departure, over allegations of a sexual assault in his New York City hotel room.
We should focus on jobs, heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) urged world leaders Monday as they wrapped up a conference on global unemployment.
Earlier this month, the government of India purchasd $7 billion worth of gold bullion and now there have been talks that India may buy more from the International Monetary Fund. When this news report hit, gold hit another benchmark at $1,180.
The International Monetary Fund said in 2009 the world economy is going to face most severe recession since World War II, cutting its forecast of global economic growth for 2009 to 1.3 per cent — almost 2 per cent less than the previous projection.