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Thursday 21 December, 2017
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was formed in 1945 to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. The Fund's mandate was updated in 2012 to include all macroeconomic and financial sector issues that may bear on global stability. Since the global crisis, particularly since 2010, the IMF has tackled more and more areas.
Andrew Cornford
Thursday 18 May, 2017
Banking reforms to regulate the financial sector have broadly remained inadequate. In the book reviewed, Shirreff proposes the legal separation of banking activities into three groups, a return to unlimited liability for partners in investment banks and caps on total remuneration as the radical and effective steps needed to stabilise the sector. He also favours scrapping of Basel I and II norms and the application of a financial transaction tax. The global applicability and acceptance of these proposals, however, remains uncertain.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Wednesday 19 October, 2016
: Finance has been able to successfully stall reforms that the 2008-09 crisis had established as being urgent and imperative, and the consequences of that are bound to be damaging.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Monday 12 September, 2016
The new measures announced by the RBI aim at making the conservative institutional investors more bond-savvy and the bond market an important source for long term capital but in the process household savings would be exposed to increased risk.
Willy Zapata Sagastume,Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid,Stefanie Garry
Friday 01 July, 2016
This paper reviews the current status of the struggle against money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Latin America and the Caribbean and highlights the importance of its prevention.
C.P. Chandrasekhar,Jayati Ghosh
Friday 14 June, 2013
While liberalisation was expected to encourage Indian financial sector diversification, the actual experience has been different.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Tuesday 21 May, 2013
The FSLRC's far-reaching recommendations seek a fundamental redesign of India's historically evolved financial regulatory framework in favour of a liberalised financial sector.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The shift from debt-financed public expenditure to debt-financed private expenditure-led growth in India has resulted in increased dependence on foreign capital and vulnerability.
C.P. Chandrasekhar
Thursday 04 April, 2013
The highhandedness shown by the troika (EU, ECB and IMF) in the case of Cyprus once again shows how the core in Europe is pushing the costs of adjustment to the periphery.
Smitha Francis
Monday 17 December, 2012
Conservative fiscal policies aimed at attracting foreign capital for export promotion and financial sector expansion has adversely impacted the role that stats plays in addressing Thailand's deep-seated inequalities.
 

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