The IMF and the Latin American Debt Crisis : Seven Common Criticisms

Author/Editor:

James M. Boughton

Publication Date:

October 10, 1994

Summary:

The IMF played a key role in developing and implementing the debt strategy throughout the 1980s. That strategy not only overcame the crisis but also produced successful transformationsof several major economiesin Latin America. Nonetheless, the IMF's role has also been criticized on several grounds. This study examines seven such criticisms.

Series:

Papers on Policy Analysis and Assessment No. 94/23

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

October 10, 1994

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451962154/1934-7456

Stock No:

PPIEA0231994

Format:

Paper

Pages:

26

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