The Argentina crisis will not provide an opportunity to make a break with the past and take the imf in the new directions that director Horst Köhler has enunciated. Instead, the fund needs to accept that the humanitarian crisis in Argentina demands quick disbursement with relaxed conditionality.
Between Politics and Economics: The IMF and Argentina
Paul Masson is a visiting fellow in the Economic and Governance Studies programs at the Brookings Institution. This essay is adapted with permission from “The IMF's Dilemma in Argentina: Time for a New Approach to Lending?” Copyright 2002 The Brookings Institution.
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Carol Graham, Paul Masson; Between Politics and Economics: The IMF and Argentina. Current History 1 February 2003; 102 (661): 72–76. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2003.102.661.72
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