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Multilateral Surveillance

Weak Global Economy Tops Agenda at IMF-World Bank Gathering

iMFdirect | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
iMFdirect

Recent turbulence in financial markets and increased risks in the global economy mean that the 2011 Annual Meetings of the IMF and World Bank are taking place at a critical time for the global economy.

Forewarned Is Forearmed: How the Early Warning Exercise Expands the IMF's Surveillance Toolkit

John Lipsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Lipsky

In the wake of the September 2008 onset of unprecedented financial turmoil, policymakers recognized that earlier danger signs had not been synthesized into an actionable warning.

Listening to and Learning From Asia

Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dominique Strauss-Kahn

There was consensus in Daejeon this week that Asia has emerged from the crisis as an economic powerhouse. While initially hit hard, Asia has been able to bounce back quickly and return to a strong growth path.