TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro

The Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund would like to invite you to the Rio+20 side event: TAX AND SUBSIDY REFORM FOR A GREENER ECONOMY June 21, 2012, 11:00am – 12:30pm, P3-E, RioCentro Welcome Remarks Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Moderator Achim Steiner Executive Director, UN …

Frank and Levin Call on Administration to Clarify Position on Capital Controls

WASHINGTON — Congressman Barney Frank, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and Congressman Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, today released a letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, expressing concern over future U.S. free trade agreements if the very important subject of …

Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach

New Rules Spotlight on a New Report Capital Account Regulations for Stability and Development: A New Approach By Kevin P. Gallagher, Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo November 2011 In the wake of the financial crisis numerous emerging market and developing countries have been deploying what have traditionally been referred …

The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much?

The Economic Crisis and the U.S. Policy Response: Just Right, Too Little or Too Much? Meeting Summary Added to Website On June 2nd the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Heinrich Boell Foundation and New Rules for Global Finance sponsored an event titled “The Economic Crisis and the U.S. …

Greek Austerity Measures Could Violate Human Rights, Un Expert Says

GREEK AUSTERITY MEASURES COULD VIOLATE HUMAN RIGHTS, UN EXPERT SAYS New York, Jun 30 2011 4:05PM The United Nations independent expert on foreign debt and human rights warned today that the austerity measures and structural reforms proposed to solve Greece?s debt crisis may result in violations of the basic human …

World’s Poor ‘One Shock’ From Crisis as Food Prices Climb, Zoellick Says

An article from Bloomberg By Eric Martin – Apr 16, 2011 7:49 PM ET inShare0More Business Exchange Buzz up! Digg Print Email World Bank President Robert Zoellick said the global economy is “one shock away” from a crisis in food supplies and prices. Zoellick estimated 44 million people have fallen …

IMF’s Strauss-Kahn backs ITUC analysis on global threat of unemployment and inequality

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 084/140411 IMF’s Strauss-Kahn backs ITUC analysis on global threat of unemployment and inequality Brussels, 14 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): As the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and G20 finance ministers meet this weekend to discuss the state of the global economy and …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Ann Logue

A publication from Emerging Markets ESG Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Ann Logue, CFA, Author of “Emerging Markets for Dummies” and “SRI for Dummies,” Chicago, USA – March 25, 2011 By Geoffrey on March 25, 2011 Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five …

New Rules for Global Finance or more of the same?

Weekly Update March 8, 2011 Contact: Jamie Baker 202-247-7486 [email protected] New Rules for Global Finance New Rules Weekly Update SDRs: a valuable tool for enhancing the legitimacy of the international monetary system Tuesday March 8, 2011 By Michael Prowse, Senior Visiting Fellow The fundamental flaw in the current international monetary …