The International Monetary Fund has changed and no longer imposes tough “structural adjustment” programs as it did in poor countries two decades ago, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Saturday.
The crisis mood is gone, but that doesn’t mean you can slip back into your old ways—that’s the message from top international finance officials wrapping up the World Economic Forum here.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The International Monetary Fund has tempered its outlook on the global economy for 2013, which the institution sees as a “make-or-break” year likely fraught with a fragile economic recovery and high uncertainties.
By Marlet D. Salazar
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), believed that Asia was the early bird that caught the worm.
By Michelle V. Remo
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is supportive of the plan of Southeast Asian countries to integrate their economies starting 2015 as she expresses the belief that this will help the Philippines and its neighbors improve standards of living and trim poverty in the region.