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Governing the IMF
Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
IMF Auditorium (Enter via the IMF Center)
720 19th St. N.W., Washington, DC

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How are decisions made in the International Monetary Fund—an inter-governmental organization of 184 member countries? Can decision-making be made more democratic? To whom is the IMF accountable? How can developing country interests be better represented at the IMF? How to reconcile low income countries' desire for more influence with the interests of countries that provide most of the institution's financial resources? These and related questions will be addressed by the following panelists:

James Boughton
Assistant Director, Policy Development and Review Department

Ian Clark
Council of Ontario Universities

Martha Finnemore
Associate Professor of Political Science
George Washington University

Leo Van Houtven
Per Jacobsson Foundation

Vikash Yadav
Lecturer, Department of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania