The more things change the more they stay the same... Infographic illustrates findings of new report on IMF Policy in the MENA Region.
New report reveals IMF policy in the MENA region has remained unchanged after the 2011 Arab uprising, despite its rhetoric for change towards inclusive growth.
IMF has been criticised for undermining negotiations between Greece and other creditors and ignoring the results of a democratic referendum.
Bodo Ellmers of Eurodad argues that, should the IMF not get repaid by Greece, it could finally shock the institution from being a “political puppet” into an effective crisis response instrument.
The IMF and Ghana have reached a long-anticipated loan agreement.
As Greece agrees a loan extension which excludes an IMF contribution, commentators condemn the impact of IMF's previous loan conditionalities on the Greek economy.
Concerns in existing and prospective borrower states about the appropriateness and efficacy of IMF-sanctioned reforms under lending and precautionary agreements.
Despite heated debates about the consequences of Syriza’s win in Greece and the IMF's stance on debt reduction, the question of debt sustainability remains central to the country’s economic future.
IMF conditionalities attached to loans to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea drained health services, damaging countries’ ability to handle the recent Ebola crisis.
For decades, the Arab region has embarked on a series of IMF-prescribed energy subsidy reforms, which have contributed to increased poverty levels.