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Oct 28, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

How to Build a Fiscal Consolidation Package: Some Lessons from the IMF

“Virtually all advanced economies are likely to conduct fiscal consolidation at some point in the future to put their fiscal posi
Jul 9, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The IMF's Fiscal Prescription for the US

The IMF just released its experts' assessment of the US economic and fiscal outlook to the public (although it was dated June 21).
Jul 8, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Some Wise Words from the IMF

Last week, Murilo Portugal, the Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, gave the ope
Jun 28, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Ten Commandments

Unbeknownst to the public, Olivier Blanchard and Carlo Cottarelli ascended Mt. Sinai at some point earlier this year.

Carlo Cottarelli Joins the Announcement Effect Club

You might have missed it yesterday, but during the second meeting of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, IMF Director

Iceland Ash Blanket Settles Over World Economy

Airline traffic may not be the only thing slowed by Iceland’s volcanic eruptions.
Apr 21, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

The Need for Reducing Sovereign Debt Risk, according to the IMF

With global recovery underway but still fragile, reducing government (sovereign) debt risk is important, so that global economic recovery can be su
Feb 25, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

IMF Paper Outlines Fiscal and Monetary Exit Strategies

The IMF just recently released a new report, Exiting from Crisis Intervention Polic