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Thomas Stubbs

The IMF and the road to a green and inclusive recovery after COVID-19

Since the onset of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reasserted its role as the world's leading financial firefighter. It scaled up financial support to countries in need, developed new lending instruments and secured an increase…

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‘Underwhelming’ response

Despite G20 pledge to do 'whatever it takes', the IMF has offered only 'trivial' new funding toward a $2.5 trillion pandemic financing gap in developing countries, says new article co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The International Monetary Fund and…

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Privatisation and corruption

Privatisation of state-owned enterprises in IMF loan conditions can increase corruption through a 'vicious circle' of weaker institutions and increased incentives, says a new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. Privatisation of state-owned enterprises as a condition for International…

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