CSOs write an open letter to IMF management calling for increased public scrutiny of Fund's operationalisation of 2021 Comprehensive Surveillance Review.
Big banks & IMF: No structural reform
The IMF rings more warnings about the costs of having an oversized financial sector, but fails to recommend stronger controls on the banking sector.
The IMF's Comprehensive Surveillance Review: A bungled attempt at meeting the moment
Review maintains inadequate and inconsistent approach to economic and gender inequality, as well as climate change.
This Inside the Institutions looks at IMF surveillance and explores its role in influencing countries' macroeconomic policies .
IEO announces new evaluation on IMF crisis response
The Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) announces new evaluation on the IMF's response to the global financial crisis
Annual meetings 2013: communiqués coverage
Detailed analysis of the communiqués from the 2013 World Bank and IMF annual meetings.
IMF forecasting models
Forecasting models are crucial to how the Fund performs its role as lender and global economic monitor, but the assumptions underpinning these models are frequently derided as unrealistic.
IMF gets emerging markets wrong, again
The Fund has had to conduct another embarrassing “U-turn” to warn of the growing risks to the stability of developing countries, while cautiously accepting the need for capital controls in principle, but not necessarily in practice.