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.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim gives a speech at the plenary session at the 2015 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru, October 9, 2015.
Africa in the news: Ibrahim Index shows stalled governance progress, slower African GDP growth in 2015 predicted, and U.S. companies lobby for Ex-Im Bank reauthorization
October 9, 2015, Amy Copley
Amy Copley recaps this week's top stories in Africa, including the latest estimates on global economic growth; new efforts to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States; and results from the 2015 Ibrahim Index of African Governance.
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October 5, 2015, Alexandria Icenhower
Opinion | The International Economy
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June 16, 2015, Eswar Prasad
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Michael W. Klein
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
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