Accession Number:

ADA494922

Title:

The Global Financial Crisis: The Role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Descriptive Note:

Congressional rept.

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-02-04

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

This report discusses two potential roles the International Monetary Fund IMF may have in helping to resolve the current global financial crisis 1 immediate crisis control through balance of payments lending to emerging market and less-developed countries and 2 increased surveillance of the global economy through better coordination with the international financial regulatory agencies. This report will be updated as events warrant.

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE