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John Lipsky

Diminishing Confidence in Economic Policies

John Lipsky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
John Lipsky

I think the reasons for this diminishing confidence are threefold: the reach and intensity of the crisis; the sluggish pace of recovery since then; and the unrealistic expectations that have been placed on economic policies.

OECD: Globalization Has Made Economic Crises More Likely

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business

Advances in communication, information, transportation and trading technology have helped web together nations into interconnected and interdependent ...

IMF: Federal Reserve Need Not Consider Additional Stimulus

Posted 08.08.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Stanley White and Tetsushi Kajimoto) - The Federal Reserve does not need to consider additional monetary policy stimulus as the world's lar...

After Crisis, IMF's Next Leader Could Emerge From Outside Europe

Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

(AP) WASHINGTON -- The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn has plunged the International Monetary Fund into a leadership dilemma just as it's playing a k...

Strauss-Kahn's Arrest A 'Disaster' For IMF

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

What the arrest of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn means for the global economy has only just begun to take shape. On Sat...

I.M.F Names Acting Managing Director

nytimes.com | AL BAKER and STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 07.15.2011 | Business

Hours after its chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the I...

John Lipsky Becomes Acting IMF Head

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2011 | World

May 15 (Reuters) - The IMF said on Sunday its No. 2 official, John Lipsky, will step in as acting managing director of the global institution in t...

IMF Official: China, Brazil Growing Too Fast

Reuters | Lesley Wroughton and Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emerging market economies that powered the global recovery may be growing too fast for their own good as inflation pressure...

2011: A Pivotal Year for Global Cooperation

John Lipsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Lipsky

2011 represents a pivotal year for the global economic recovery and for international policy cooperation -- as well as for the role of the Fund in addressing these two principal challenges.

IMF Confident It Will Remain Funded Through Recession

Financial Times | Chris Giles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The International Monetary Fund expressed confidence on Friday that its members will ensure the Fund remains adequately funded and able to support any...