international monetary fund

  1. Asia's Financial Crisis Still Has 5 Things to Teach Us Now

    Asia's Financial Crisis Still Has 5 Things to Teach Us Now
    The West could learn a thing or two 20 years after the region plunged into turmoil. Twenty years ago, I was working at the International Monetary Fund in Washington that would scramble -- like almost everyone else -- to understand and respond to cascading financial disruptions that would throw Asia into a deep recession. Important lessons were to emerge from...
  2. Worthless Paper - Zimbabwe (The Chaos of Zimbabwe's Multicurrency Regime)

    Worthless Paper - Zimbabwe (The Chaos of Zimbabwe's Multicurrency Regime)
    By: Farhah Aziz Zimbabwe; a landlocked country known for Victoria Falls, Robert Mugabe and indeed the hyperinflation crisis. Who hasn’t heard of the infamous phase of hyperinflation crisis plaguing the country in the late ‘90s stretching into early 2000s? The annual inflation rate was indeed extremely staggering with a record high, 500 billion per cent as of 2009, ranked the...

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