Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) [October 30, 2008] [open pdf - 71KB]
"This report discusses two potential roles the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have in helping to resolve the current global financial crisis: (1) immediate crisis control through balance of payments lending to emerging market and less-developed countries and (2) increased surveillance of the global economy through better coordination with the international financial regulatory agencies. This report will be updated as events warrant."
CRS Report for Congress, RS22976
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