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Brazil and the IMF
Updated December 10, 2014

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Speeches
December 10, 2014 -- Managing House Price Booms: The Role of Macroprudential Policies, Remarks at the IIM-Bangalore and IMF Conference on Housing Markets, Financial Stability and Growth, By Ratna Sahay, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF
May 25, 2014 -- Navigating Monetary Policy in the New Normal, Monetary Policy in a Changing Financial Landscape, Speech by Christine Lagarde at the ECB Forum on Central Banking
December 13, 2012 -- "Fiscal Federations: Lessons for the Design of a European Fiscal Union" By Carlo Cottarelli
June 28, 2012 -- 12th IMF Forum on Managing Sovereign Risk and Public Debt: "Managing Sovereign Debt: A Seismic Shift in Demand and Supply Dynamics?" Opening Remarks by Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
April 12, 2012 -- Seizing the Moment- Thinking Beyond the Crisis, Address at the Brookings Institution By Christine Lagarde
May 25, 2011 -- Managing Capital Flows in Emerging Markets
January 24, 2011 -- Latin America in an Uneven Global Recovery: Managing Abundance
May 29, 2008 -- The U.S. Outlook and Implications for Latin America, Speech by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At the American Enterprise Institute
March 18, 2008 -- "The Financial Market Crisis and Risks for Latin America" - Presentation by Anoop Singh,, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
August 22, 2007 -- Economic Growth and Financial Market Development: A Strengthening Integration, Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
May 02, 2007 -- Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund at the 37th Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
April 27, 2007 -- Speech by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF at the MIT Latin Conference
at the MIT Latin Conference, MIT Sloan School of Management
April 04, 2007 -- Remarks by Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, At a High-level Regional Seminar on Inflation Targeting in Rabat, Morocco
February 23, 2006 -- Evolution not Revolution: The Changing Role of the IMF in the Global Economy, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Address to International Development Club, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University
February 01, 2006 -- Macroeconomic Situation and External Debt in Latin America, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Debt Swaps for Education co-sponsored by the Secretaría General Iberoamericana and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance, Madrid, Spain
January 10, 2006 -- Brazil Resurgent, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
Brasilia, Brazil
December 16, 2005 -- At the Service of the Nations: The Role of the IMF in the Modern Global Economy, Keynote Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the 18TH Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
December 01, 2005 -- Mutual Reinforcement: Economic Policy Reform and Financial Market Strength, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the IASE/NBER Conference: Inaugural Lecture, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 13, 2005 -- Global Context and Regional Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean, Presented by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At a symposium sponsored by the Banco de la Republica, Bogota, Colombia
May 13, 2005 -- Latin America: Short-Term Outlook and Medium-Term Challenges, Address by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Remarks at the XXI Meeting of the Latin American Network of Central Banks and Finance Ministries, IDB, Washington, DC
April 19, 2005 -- Trade Policy and the Strategy for Global Insertion, Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Conference on Latin America in the Global Economy, Notre Dame, Indiana
April 05, 2005 -- Bismarck's Warning: The Challenge of Economic Policy Reform in the Twenty-First Century, Anne O. Krueger, IMF First Deputy Managing Director
Lecture Given to the University Philosophical Society, Trinity College, Dublin
February 11, 2005 -- How Stable is the Global Economy? Speech by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research: Economic Summit, Standford, California
January 14, 2005 -- Shared Experience: What Reforming Economies Have in Common, Remarks by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At a Public Lecture of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), Delhi, India
November 26, 2004 -- Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF
to Latin American Parliamentarians at the Fundación para el Análisis y los Estudios Sociales (FAES), Madrid, Spain
November 25, 2004 -- Benefits of Fiscal Consolidation, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director of the IMF to the Real Academia de Doctores
Given to the Real Academia de Doctores, Barcelona, Spain
November 24, 2004 -- The IMF: The Way Forward, Remarks by Rodrigo de Rato, Managing Director, IMF
At the University of Oviedo, Spain
October 04, 2004 -- Opening Remarks by Anne O Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Lunch for African Governors of the IMF, Washington DC
August 27, 2004 -- Virtuous in Old Age: How the IFIs Can Help Prepare for Demographic Change, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
At the Jackson Hole Symposium, Jackson Hole
June 22, 2004 -- Crisis Resolution: What the Fund is Doing, Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Address Delivered to the Central Bank of Austria Conference, 60 Years of Bretton Woods -- The Governance of the International Finanacial System -- Looking Ahead, Vienna
January 16, 2004 -- The Rewards of Virtue, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF
Opening Remarks to the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy-International Monetary Fund Conference, Fiscal Policy in India, New Delhi, India
November 14, 2003 -- The Difference is in the Debt: Crisis Resolution in Latin America, Address by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at Latin America Conference on Sector Reform, Stanford Center for International Development, Stanford, CA
October 31, 2003 -- Market Discipline and Public Policy: The Role of the IMF, Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Keynote Address at the Conference on Market Discipline: The Evidence Across Countries and Industries, Co-sponsored by The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Bank for International Settlements, Chicago
October 16, 2003 -- Toward a Better Globalization, Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the IMF, Inaugural Lecture on the Occasion of the Honorary Professorship Award at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen
August 13, 2003 -- Dismantling Barriers and Building Safeguards: Achieving Prosperity in an Age of Globalization, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Heinz Arndt Memorial Lecture, Canberra
July 17, 2003 -- Reinvigorating Growth in Bolivia, Remarks by Anoop Singh, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
At the CAINCO Economic Forum 2003, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
July 15, 2003 -- Life with the IMF: Indonesia's Choices for the Future by Jack Boorman and Andrea Richter Hume
This paper was presented at the 15th Congress of the Indonesian Economists Association, Malang, indonesia
June 16, 2003 -- Keynote Luncheon Address, by Anne O. Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Supply, Demand & Deadlines: A Workshop on Economics for Journalists, University of Minnesota
June 12, 2003 -- Detecting and Preventing Financial Crises-Recent IMF Approaches, An Address by IMF First Deputy Managing Director Anne O. Krueger
Given to the Bretton Woods Committee Annual Meeting, U.S. State Department, Washington D.C.
May 15, 2003 -- The Challenges of Globalization and the Role of the IMF, Address by IMF Managing Director Horst Köhler
Given at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Economics and Management at Humboldt University Berlin
May 02, 2003 -- Latin America and the Caribbean: Building a Sustainable Recovery, Speech by Anoop Singh, Director of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Prepared text for remarks at the 21st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean, Miami
April 29, 2003 -- Fostering Sustainable Growth in Latin America - Key Challenges, Speech by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas
March 11, 2003 -- Sustaining Global Growth and the Way Forward for Latin America, Remarks by Horst Köhler, Managing Director, IMF
At the Bank of Spain, Madrid
September 19, 2002 -- Investing in Better Globalization, Remarks by Horst Köhler, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.
July 17, 2002 -- Crisis Prevention and Resolution: Lessons from Argentina, Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the National Bureau Of Economic Research (NBER) Conference on The Argentina Crisis, MA, Cambridge
May 07, 2002 -- Economic Outlook for the Americas, An Address by Anne Krueger, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Council of the Americas, U.S. State Department, Washington DC
June 25, 2001 -- Remarks to the Argentine Bankers Association -- by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Argentine Bankers Association Meeting
June 01, 2001 -- Asia and the IMF -- Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore
May 07, 2001 -- Promoting Stability and Prosperity in a Globalized World -- Remarks by Horst Köhler
Delivered at the Council of Americas, Washington DC
January 06, 2001 -- Exchange Rate Regimes: Is the Bipolar View Correct? -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery as the Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government, jointly sponsored by the American Economic Association and the Society of Government Economists, at the meetings of the American Economic Association, New Orleans
October 12, 2000 -- Latin America 2000 -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the LACEA Conference, Rio de Janeiro
September 15, 2000 -- International Monetary Fund: Getting the Job Done -- Address by Eduardo Aninat, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Given at the Miami Herald Americas Conference, Miami
May 26, 2000 -- Growth and Stability in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges for the Epoch of Globalization--Lecture by Eduardo Aninat
delivered at the Eric Williams Memorial Lecture, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
March 20, 2000 -- Opening Remarks by Stanley Fischer
Given at the IMF Institute's High-Level Seminar on Implementing Inflation Targets
February 02, 2000 -- Presentation by Stanley Fischer to the International Financial Institution Advisory Commission
The recent crises have posed difficult new challenges, to which we responded swiftly; we are now seeing the benefits of most of the policies we recommended. But the crises also revealed the need for reform of the Fund and its activities. The process of reform is now well under way, but far from complete.
December 09, 1999 -- Learning the Lessons of Financial Crises: The Roles of the Public and Private Sectors -- Address by Stanley Fischer
Given at the Emerging Market Traders' Association Annual Meeting, New York
September 28, 1999 -- Address by Michel Camdessus Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the IMF to the Board of Governors of the Fund
August 07, 1999 -- Remarks at the Inauguration of the Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Tito Mboweni -- Address by Stanley Fischer
These remarks were prepared for delivery at the inauguration of Tito Mboweni, and the retirement of Chris Stals, as Governor of the Reserve Bank of South Africa, Midrand
July 05, 1999 -- After-crisis thoughts on poverty alleviation and peace for development -- Address by Michel Camdessus
Given at the High-Level Segment of the 1999 Substantive Session of the UN Economic and Social Council, Geneva
June 09, 1999 -- Preventing and Resolving Financial Crises: The Role of the Private Sector -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Bretton Woods Committee 1999 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
June 08, 1999 -- The Private Sector in a Strengthened Global Financial System -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Monetary Conference, Philadelphia
June 07, 1999 -- Better Integrating in an Increasingly Globalized World -- Remarks by Alassane D. Ouattara
Given to the Group of 77 Preparatory Committee for UNCTAD X, Geneva
June 02, 1999 -- Economic Prospects for the Americas Under a New Financial Architecture - Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the Conférence de Montréal, Montréal
May 18, 1999 -- World Economic Outlook: Implications of Reform for Japan and the IMF- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Finance Seminar, Tokyo
May 14, 1999 -- The Reform of Global Exchange and Financial Systems Since the Eruption of the Asian Crisis - Address by Shigemitsu Sugisaki
Presented at the International Conference on Central Banking Policies, Macau
April 28, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Some Lessons -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the Conference of the Economic Strategy Institute, Washington DC
April 23, 1999 -- The Financial Crisis in Emerging Markets: Lessons for Eastern Europe and Asia -- Stanley Fischer
This is an outline of comments prepared for delivery at the EastWest Institute conference, New York
March 15, 1999 -- Regional Implications of Globalization: A Latin American Perspective - Address of Michel Camdessus
At the 40th Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank, Paris
March 04, 1999 -- Opening Remarks by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Given at the Academie de la paix et de la securité internationale Conference on Crises and International Security, Monaco
January 22, 1999 -- Globalization and the Third Millennium: Challenges and Issues -- Address by Mr. Alassane D. Ouattara
Presented to the CERAM Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
January 03, 1999 -- On the Need for an International Lender of Last Resort -- Stanley Fischer
This is a slightly revised version of a paper prepared for delivery at the joint luncheon of the American Economic Association and the American Finance Association
November 25, 1998 -- The global economy: still in crisis? -- Remarks by Michel Camdessus
Given at the International Financial Congress: Finantia '98, Madrid
November 18, 1998 -- Financial Sector Soundness and International Financial Reform--Address by Michel Camdessus
given to the Federation of Latin American Banks, Panama
November 09, 1998 -- Reforming the International Monetary System -- Stanley Fischer
This is a revised, but still preliminary, draft of material presented as the David Finch Lecture, Melbourne
June 19, 1998 -- The Asian Crisis and Implications for Other Economies - Address by Stanley Fischer
Prepared for delivery at the seminar on The Brazilian and the World Economic Outlook organized by Internews, Sao Paulo, Brazil
May 21, 1997 -- Toward a Second Generation of Structural Reform in Latin America
Address given at the 1997 National Banks Convention Buenos Aires, Argentina