2011 Triennial Surveillance Review - External Study - An Evaluation of IMF Surveillance of the Euro Area

Date: July 19, 2011
Electronic Access: Full Text

Summary:External Study prepared by Jean Pisani-Ferry, André Sapir, and Guntram B. Wolff:

This report provides an independent evaluation of recent IMF surveillance in the euro area (EA). It focuses on the euro area as a whole and on four countries severely hit by the recent economic and financial crisis, namely Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain.

Series : Policy Paper
Subject(s): Surveillance | Europe | Euro Area | European Economic and Monetary Union | Fund role | Relationships with Fund
Notes: This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily represent IMF views or IMF policy. The views expressed herein should be attributed to the authors and not to the IMF, its Executive Board, or its management.