Established at the end of World War II to restore economic stability, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) promotes financial cooperation and growth among its 185 member countries. To cope with increasing challenges of the global economy, the IMF has promoted greater transparency of financial markets and pursued governance reform within the organization.
REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (R) talks to Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi while they pose for a group picture during the VI BRICS Summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014.
The BRICS Safety Net
July 17, 2014, Bruce Jones and Thomas Wright
Bruce Jones and Thomas Wright examine the BRICS strategy to diversify their relationships and the safety net they are developing against the risk of U.S. sanctions.
Global Financial Crisis
Multilateral Development Organizations
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July 7, 2014, Steven Pifer
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April 25, 2014, Amy Copley
Interview | Council on Foreign Relations
April 14, 2014, Steven Pifer
Speech | Bank of Thailand-International Monetary Fund
April 9, 2014, Donald Kohn
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Michael W. Klein
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
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