IMF-Supported Macroeconomic Policies and the World Recession: A Look at Forty-One Borrowing Countries
This paper finds that 31 of 41 of countries with current International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreements have been subjected to pro-cyclical macroeconomic policies that, during the current global recession, would be expected to have exacerbated economic slowdowns.
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