Successes of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at Work by Eduard BrauSuccesses of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at Work by Eduard Brau

Successes of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at Work

byEduard Brau

Paperback | February 4, 2009

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This book provides a definitive account of the recent history of the International Monetary Fund, and the successes it has enjoyed since it was founded. With fascinating contributions by current and former IMF staff members, this book offers a unique insight into the workings of the organization and explores how it has benefited many.

About The Author

EDUARD BRAU was the Director of the Finance Department of the International Monetary Fund from 1999-2004, when he retired. He previously worked in senior positions in the IMF dealing with the countries of the former Soviet Union, with debt and financing issues in Latin America, and with country programs in Africa. He holds a PhD in Ec...

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Title:Successes of the International Monetary Fund: Untold Stories of Cooperation at WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:February 4, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230578098

ISBN - 13:9780230578098

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Table of Contents

Preface * Introduction; E.Brau&--I.McDonald * PART I: IMF FINANCIAL HELP TO ECONOMIES IN CRISIS: HOW THE IMF HELPS ITS MEMBERS * The Korean Crisis Ten Years Later: A Success Story; H.Neiss, W.TsengJ.Gordon * Comment; K.Kim * Poland: Stabilization, Transition, and Reform, 199091; T.Lane, R.OssowskiM.Russo * Comment; L.Balcerowicz  * Turkeys Renaissance: From Banking Crisis to Economic * Revival; H.Bredenkamp, M.JosefssonC.-J.Lindgren * Comment--S.Serdengeti * Tanzania: Reform and Progress, 19952007; R.Sharer * Comment--G.Mgonja * Brazil: Anchoring Policy Credibility in the Midst of Financial Crisis; L.L.Prez& P.R.Gerson * Comment--A.Fraga * Uruguay 200203: Recovery from Economic Contagion; S.SeeligG.Terrier * Comment; C.Steneri * PART II: PREVENTING FINANCIAL CRISES AND PROMOTING MONETARY COOPERATION
* Opening the Economic Books of Governments and of the IMF; T.DawsonC.Enoch * Comment; M.Parkinson * Preventing the Next Financial Crisis; T.J.Balio * Comment; J.Vials *
The IMF Staffs View of the World: The World Economic Outlook; G.Hacche * Comment; M.Wolf
* Conclusions; E.Brau&--I.McDonald * Annex: How the IMF Operates