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Can Lagarde Make It? Yes, of Course

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 09.11.2011 | World
Thanos Dimadis

As her predecessor, the new managing director has a deeply internal knowledge of this crisis as well as of the weaknesses of the European leaders to coordinate themselves and to get expressed by one single voice.

Simon Johnson: Christine Lagarde and the Demand for Dollars

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

After receiving support from the United States at the critical moment, Christine Lagarde was named Tuesday as the next managing director of the Intern...

Let's Talk the Talk and Walk the Walk at the IMF

Arturo Sarukhan | Posted 08.27.2011 | World
Arturo Sarukhan

The Fund needs a leader who can gain the trust and cooperation not just of the major economies but also of emerging markets and low-income countries to adequately fulfill its mandate.

France's Christine Lagarde Poised To Become Next IMF Chief

Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lesley Wroughton) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde appeared poised to become the head of the International Monetary Fund th...

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Likely To Be Next IMF Chief: Nikkei

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

TOKYO (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde will likely become the next head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with backin...

Lagarde Heads To Brazil After Securing G8 Support

AP | MARCO SIBAJA | Posted 07.30.2011 | Business

BRASILIA, Brazil — French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde met with her Brazilian counterpart Monday to promote her candidacy to head the Inte...

Lagarde Set To Announce IMF Bid On Wedneday

Wall Street Journal | GERALDINE AMIEL | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

PARIS-French finance minister Christine Lagarde is set to announce her bid to become the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund on ...

Simon Johnson: The Case For A Non-European IMF Leader

Bloomberg | Simon Johnson | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

The debate over choosing the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is ostensibly about whether its succession process is transpare...