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Opinion

A Healthy Challenge to the Old Guard of Global Finance

October 21, 2014, Eswar Prasad

Eswar Prasad discusses the evolving international monetary system and how recent crises have tested the strength and legitimacy of current financial policies and institutions.

  • Interview | CCTV America

    July 21, 2014, Tanvi Madan

  • In the News

    Shifting some of the potential supply over to Asia gives, at least in theory, Gazprom a stronger negotiating position with the Europeans. It's all about who is most dependent on whom and the strength of your bargaining position.

    May 22, 2014, Clifford G. Gaddy, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  • Interview | The SAIS Observer

    February 21, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin

  • Interview | tbs eFM This Morning

    February 4, 2014, Guillermo Vuletin

  • In the News

    The emerging markets [are] largely viewing monetary policy in advanced economies as causing problems for them and the advanced economies are basically taking the position that the emerging markets are chronic complainers.

    September 3, 2013, Eswar Prasad, Los Angeles Times
  • In the News

    Ultimately, if we are going to have legitimacy of [the IMF and World Bank], if we are going to have future funding, contribution and buy-in by the wealthiest countries, which will continue to be emerging market economies, we need to see this kind of reform [of giving more voting power to emerging nations] take place.

    March 29, 2013, Bessma Momani , Voice of America
  • In the News

    [There is] a very serious effort to really pull [the BRICS nations] together despite the differences and differing interests. Yes, it will be difficult to put the [new development] bank in place. It will take a lot of time to accumulate the capital.

    March 27, 2013, Colin I. Bradford, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    [Without U.S. approval] the whole effort to make the IMF a more accountable, more legitimate institution worldwide cannot really be fulfilled.

    February 15, 2013, Domenico Lombardi, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    There is no such thing as U.S. economy or Brazilian economy, but an interconnection of metropolitan areas. Three factors are necessary for them to be successful: infrastructure, education, innovation.

    November 30, 2012, Bruce Katz, Valor Econômico (Portuguese)
  • In the News

    The [International Monetary Fund's] executive board is really the policy-making body of the institution. If you have a stronger voice in the executive board, you end up affecting the policies and the program of the institution.

    October 14, 2012, Domenico Lombardi, Bloomberg

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