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David Lipton on Energizing Global Growth

David Lipton, IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director, has two words on energizing global recovery: advice and emulation. The IMF has to give the best advice it can. And countries should emulate the successful efforts of others.

World Finance Chiefs Outline Steps to Spur Growth, Boost Jobs

Against the backdrop of a fragile and uneven global recovery, the IMF’s policy steering body—the International Monetary and Financial Committee—met today to discuss ways to boost growth and to foster a sustainable, balanced, and job-rich global economy.

Tharman: We Know What Needs to be Done and We Need to Do It

In an interview, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, chair of the IMF’s policy steering body, calls for countries to move quickly to adopt structural reforms to boost growth and avert a prolonged period of weak growth.

The IMF at 70: Making the Right Choices—Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

IMF head Christine Lagarde outlined three collective choices in a keynote speech at the plenary session of the IMF-World Bank 2014 Meetings.

Affected Countries Working on Post-Ebola Recovery Plan

The three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa are working on a post-Ebola recovery plan, Sierra Leone Finance Minister Kaifala Marah tells a Washington news conference, adding that the outbreak has reversed years of economic progress in Sierra Leone.
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