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Essential Reading Items

Policy Brief 14-9: IMF Reform Is Waiting on the United States
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2014

Policy Brief 13-7: The Congress Should Support IMF Governance Reform to Help Stabilize the World Economy
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2013

Book: A Strategy for IMF Reform
by Edwin M. Truman
February 2006

Working Paper 11-5: Integrating Reform of Financial Regulation with Reform of the International Monetary System
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2011

Policy Brief 10-29: Strengthening IMF Surveillance: A Comprehensive Proposal
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2010

Working Paper 10-14: Reform of the Global Financial Architecture
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Garry J. Schinasi, Bruegel
October 2010

Testimony: The Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in the Stabilization of Europe
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
May 20, 2010

Op-ed: How the Fund Can Help Save the World Economy
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 5, 2009

Article: Economists Seek IMF Reform
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Letter to the US Treasury Secretary-designate Timothy F. Geithner
January 26, 2009

Policy Brief 07-1: The IMF Quota Formula: Linchpin of Fund Reform
by Richard N. Cooper, Harvard University
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2007


Policy Briefs

14-20: Debt Sanctions Can Help Ukraine and Fill a Gap in the International Financial System [pdf]
by Anna Gelpern, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2014

14-17: Alternatives to Currency Manipulation: What Switzerland, Singapore, and Hong Kong Can Do [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2014

14-9: IMF Reform Is Waiting on the United States [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2014

14-2: Addressing Currency Manipulation Through Trade Agreements [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2014

13-7: The Congress Should Support IMF Governance Reform to Help Stabilize the World Economy [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2013

12-19: Combating Widespread Currency Manipulation [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2012

11-19: G-20 Reforms of the International Monetary System: An Evaluation [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

10-29: Strengthening IMF Surveillance: A Comprehensive Proposal [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2010

10-26: Currency Wars? [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2010

10-6: The Substitution Account as a First Step Toward Reform of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Peter B. Kenen, Princeton University
March 2010

09-20: Why SDRs Could Rival the Dollar [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2009

09-12: US Interests and the International Monetary Fund [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2009

09-11: Understanding Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2009

07-1: The IMF Quota Formula: Linchpin of Fund Reform [pdf]
by Richard N. Cooper, Harvard University
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2007

05-2: After Argentina [pdf]
by Anna Gelpern, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2005

02-7: Is Brazil Next? [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2002

00-5: The Role of the IMF: A Guide to the Reports
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2000

99-4: Market Mechanisms to Reduce the Need for IMF Bailouts
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 1999


Working Papers

12-13: John Williamson and the Evolution of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2012

12-2: Financial Reform after the Crisis: An Early Assessment [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2012

11-21: Asian Regional Policy Coordination [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2011

11-16: Asia and Global Financial Governance [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2011

11-9: Coordinating Regional and Multilateral Financial Institutions [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2011

11-5: Integrating Reform of Financial Regulation with Reform of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2011

10-14: Reform of the Global Financial Architecture [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Garry J. Schinasi, Bruegel
October 2010

10-13: The G-20 and International Financial Institution Governance [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2010

09-16: The International Monetary Fund and Regulatory Challenges [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2009

08-11: On What Terms Is the IMF Worth Funding? [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 16, 2008

08-2: Currency Undervaluation and Sovereign Wealth Funds: A New Role for the World Trade Organization [pdf]
by Aaditya Mattoo, The World Bank
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

07-9: Merry Sisterhood or Guarded Watchfulness? Cooperation Between the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank [pdf]
by Michael Fabricius, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2007

06-2: The Case for an International Reserve Diversification Standard [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Anna Wong, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2006

03-1: Debt Sustainability, Brazil, and the IMF [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2003

01-4: IMF Structural Conditionality: How Much Is Too Much? [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2001

00-8: Strengthening the International Financial Architecture: Where Do We Stand? [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2000


Testimony

The Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in the Stabilization of Europe
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
May 20, 2010

Assessing Progress on China’s Exchange Rate Policies
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on
"Risks and Reform: The Role of Currency in the US–China Relationship"
Committee on Finance, US Senate
Washington, DC
March 28, 2007

The IMF and Exchange Rates
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
May 19, 2004

Statement to the Senate Banking Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Hearing on the Argentine Financial Crisis
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 10, 2004
Revised March 22, 2004

Reforming the Multilateral Development Banks
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 8, 2000

Reforming the International Monetary Fund
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 2000

Reforming the International Financial Architecture
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 23, 2000

Reforming the International Financial Institutions: A Dissenting View
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
March 9, 2000

Progress and Prospects: A Simple Framework and Review of the IMF Programs of Brazil, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 9, 1999

An International Lender of Last Resort and the International Financial Markets
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 1998

The International Monetary Fund and the National Interests of the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee
United States Congress
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

United States Trade with Asia, APEC, and the Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

APEC at Vancouver: The Finance Summit
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 6, 1997


Op-eds

The IMF Should Move Ahead without the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Letter to the Editor in the Financial Times
April 9, 2014

Ukraine Can Now Fix Its Economy, If It Moves Fast
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
February 25, 2014

A Disruptive Proposal by the IMF
by Douglas A. Rediker, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Angel Ubide, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
February 17, 2014

Our Chance to Slash the High Costs of Currency Manipulation
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
December 16, 2013

The Fiscal Lessons from the Baltic States Must Not Be Ignored
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Central Europe Digest. Reposted with permission.
May 1, 2013

The IMF Shouldn't Abandon Austerity
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg
April 2, 2013

How the IMF Can Help Cut US Joblessness
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg. Reposted with permission.
February 4, 2013

Too Much Legitimacy Can Hurt Global Trade
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
January 13, 2013

Time for a Fightback in the Currency Wars
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
September 4, 2012

The IMF Should Heed This Resignation
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 25, 2012

The G-20 Is Failing
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Foreign Policy. Reposted with permission.
April 12, 2012

Asia: Stepping Up from Regional Influence to a Global Role
by Mohsin S. Khan, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in East Asia Forum Quarterly
October 16, 2011

The IMF—Keynes' Non-Candidate
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
May 25, 2011

One Fiscal Size Does Not Fit All
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Eurointelligence
June 22, 2010

Asia, Europe, and the IMF
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard
May 26, 2010

Greek Deal Lets Banks Profit from "Immoral Hazard"
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
May 6, 2010

The G-20, Power, and Ideas
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
April 28, 2010

The Weak Renminbi Is Not Just America’s Problem
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 18, 2010

The Greek Tragedy That Changed Europe
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Peter Boone, Effective Intervention
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
February 13, 2010

The Fund Should Help Brazil To Tackle Capital Inflows
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
October 25, 2009

The Case for Regular SDR Issues: Fixing Inconsistency in Balance-of-Payments Targets
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in VoxEU.org
October 2, 2009

The IMF beyond Istanbul
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
September 30, 2009

America the Deadbeat?
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Foreign Policy
June 2, 2009

From the Jaws of Defeat
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed originally posted at TNR.com
March 30, 2009

Wanted: A Truly International Monetary Fund
by Devesh Kapur, University of Pennsylvania
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Forbes
March 29, 2009

The IMF Matters
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Originally posted at TNR.com
March 28, 2009

How the Fund Can Help Save the World Economy
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 5, 2009

Reforming the IMF
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 6, 2009

IMF Reform: An Unfinished Agenda
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in VoxEU.org
January 28, 2009

Globalizing the Crisis Response
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
October 8, 2008

How to Solve the Problem of the Dollar
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
December 11, 2007

Diminishing Prospects for IMF Reform?
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Handelsblatt
March 27, 2007

Time Is Running Out to Rebuild the Fund, Mr. Paulson
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 12, 2006

Exchange Rates, Fair Play, and the "Grand Bargain"
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
April 21, 2006

The Fund Appears to Be Sleeping at the Wheel
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
October 3, 2005

Currency Manipulation
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed published in Korean in JoongAng Ilbo
December 9, 2003
and in English in JoongAng Daily
December 11, 2003

No More for Argentina
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed published in the Financial Times
August 16, 2001


Speeches and Papers

Reflections on Central Banking: That Is Where the Money Is [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at Boston Economic Club, Boston, MA
June 17, 2014

The US-China-Europe Economic Reform Agenda [pdf]
by Nicholas Borst, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cullen S. Hendrix, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ryan Rutkowski, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Papers presented at the third annual China-US Economists Symposium in Beijing
May 17-18, 2014

Currency Wars, the Economy of the United States, and Reform of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 15, 2013

Reflections on Reserve Management and International Monetary Cooperation [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks delivered at the World Bank/Bank for International Settlements Joint Fourth Public Investors' Conference
December 3, 2012

Promises to Keep: The Policy Actions Needed to Secure Global Recovery
by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Prepared remarks delivered at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 24, 2012

The Role of International Financial Institutions in Addressing the Financial Crises of the 21st Century: Confrontation or Cooperation? [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Expanded version of remarks delivered at the Casgrain and Company Economic Conference at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
July 13, 2012

Three Evolutionary Proposals for Reform of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Extension of prepared remarks delivered at the Bank of Italy's Conference in Memory of Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa.
December 16, 2011

Statement on Europe's Role in Global Economic Governance
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Introductory Statement for the Public Hearing on Global Economic Governance before the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Brussels
June 27, 2011

The Role of International Organizations in Creating a More Stable World Economy [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Lecture delivered at the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Abu Dhabi
December 10, 2010

Crisis and Beyond—The Next Phase of IMF Reform
by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Prepared remarks delivered at the event "The IMF in a Transformed World Economy" held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 29, 2010

Linkages between International Trade and Financial Markets: Mapping the Issues [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks delivered at conference sponsored by the Halle Institute for Economic Research and the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenburg in Halle, German
June 17, 2010

Multilateral Approaches to Global Challenges
by Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Central Bank of Norway
Prepared remarks delivered at an event held at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
February 25, 2010

Congress Should Support the IMF [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
May 22, 2009

Reshaping the Global Financial System
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at a conference on "Brazil and the London Summit" in São Paulo, Brazil
March 26, 2009

The IMF's Disappointing "Reforms" [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
March 25, 2009

Governance of the Bretton Woods Sisters: Making Progress on the Agenda
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 4, 2009

Economists Seek IMF Reform
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Letter to the US Treasury Secretary-designate Timothy F. Geithner
January 26, 2009

The IMF and the Global Financial Crisis: Role and Reform [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks delivered to the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations on January 22, 2009 and to the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations on January 23, 2009
January 22-23, 2009

Managing International Financial Instability
by Fabrizio Saccomanni, Director General of the Bank of Italy
Prepared remarks delivered at the Institute event "Managing International Financial Instability"
December 11, 2008

Asia's Interests in IMF Reform
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the High-Level Dialogue on Asian Perspectives on the
Future Role of the International Monetary Fund
Singapore
January 18, 2008

What Should the Fund's Role Be Now?
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks to the Bretton Woods Committee Annual Meeting
June 12, 2007

Drugs, Crime, Money, and Development
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the World Bank Group/International Finance Corporation Financial and Private Sector Development Forum
April 25, 2007

The Role of US and EU Financial Markets in the Global Economy
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the conference "The Euro and the Dollar: Pillars in Global Finance"
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
April 17, 2007

Potential and Prospects for Change after Singapore [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Autumn/Winter 2006 edition of Arab Banker
September-December 2006

Safe to Return? [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article for the Delegate Publication of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank Annual Meetings in Singapore
September 2006

Comments on the Address of the Managing Director of the IMF
by Peter B. Kenen, Princeton University
Remarks made at the book release meeting "Reforming the IMF for the 21st Century"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 20, 2006

Progress Report on IMF Reform
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks made at the book release meeting "Reforming the IMF for the 21st Century"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 20, 2006

Question and Answer Session with IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato
by Rodrigo de Rato, International Monetary Fund
Discussion at the book release meeting "Reforming the IMF for the 21st Century"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 20, 2006

Remarks on Proposals to Reform the IMF
by Mohamed A. El-Erian, Harvard Management Company
Remarks made at the book release meeting "Reforming the IMF for the 21st Century"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 20, 2006

Implications of Structural Changes in the Global Economy for its Management [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper delivered at the World Economic Forum—Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee Roundtable on Global Savings and Investments Patterns and the Changing Structure of the World Economy
Adelaide, Australia
March 18-19, 2006

A New Steering Committee for the World Economy? [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

Currency Manipulation and Enforcing the Rules of the International Monetary System [pdf]
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

Reflections on the Function and Facilities for IMF Lending [pdf]
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

Regional Arrangements and the IMF [pdf]
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

Revamping the International Monetary System [pdf]
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

The Case for a Lender-of-Last-Resort Role for the IMF [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

The IMF View on IMF Reform
by Rodrigo de Rato, International Monetary Fund
Speech presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

The US View on IMF Reform
by Timothy D. Adams, US Department of the Treasury
Speech presented at the Conference on IMF Reform
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 23, 2005

The Potential of International Policy Coordination
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for "Implications for the IMF's Role in Surveillance and Policy Coordination"
Roundtable on International Economic Cooperation for a Balanced World Economy
Chongqing, China
March 12-13, 2005

Argentina: Let's Move Forward
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Letter to the editor in the Financial Times
February 9, 2004

What Next for Argentina?
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2004

Improving the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Process: Problems in Restructuring, Proposed Solutions, and a Roadmap for Reform [pdf]
by Nouriel Roubini, New York University, Stern School of Business
and Brad Setser, Council on Foreign Relations
Paper prepared for the conference on "Improving the Sovereign Debt Restructuring Process"
Paris, France
March 9, 2003

Preventing Financial Crises: The Case for Independent IMF Surveillance
by Edward Balls, Chief Economic Adviser to the British Treasury
Remarks at the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
March 6, 2003

Comment on IMF and World Bank Structural Adjustment Programs and Poverty by William Easterly
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
NBER Conference on Management of Currency Crises
March 28-31, 2001

Modernizing the International Financial Architecture: Big Outstanding Issues
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Outline of a presentation at the inaugural session of the Centro Brasileiro de Relacoes Internacionais
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 15, 2000

A More Focused IMF
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Outline of a presentation at a conference on "The Future of the Bretton Woods Institutions: The European Contribution to the Debate on the New Financial Architecture"
Organized by the American Council on Germany and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee
Paris, France
September 13, 2000

A Critical Assessment and an Appeal for Fundamental Tax Reform
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the World Trade Organization Panel Report (dated October 8, 1999)
Report of the Appellate Body (dated February 24, 2000)
United States Tax Treatment for "Foreign Sales Corporations"
March 11, 2000

The Role of the United States and the IMF in the Asian Financial Crisis
by John J. LaFalce, United States House of Representatives
Address before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
January 27, 1998


Books

Reforming the IMF for the 21st Century
edited by Edwin M. Truman
April 2006

A Strategy for IMF Reform
by Edwin M. Truman
February 2006

Bailouts or Bail-ins? Responding to Financial Crises in Emerging Economies
by Nouriel Roubini and Brad Setser
August 2004

Leadership Selection in the Major Multilaterals
by Miles Kahler
November 2001

The International Financial Architecture: What's New? What's Missing?
by Peter B. Kenen
November 2001

The Ex-Im Bank in the 21st Century: A New Approach?
edited by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Rita M. Rodriguez
January 2001

Assessing Financial Vulnerability: An Early Warning System for Emerging Markets
by Morris Goldstein , Graciela Kaminsky and Carmen M. Reinhart
June 2000

Safeguarding Prosperity in a Global Financial System: The Future International Financial Architecture
chaired by Carla A. Hills and Peter G. Peterson project directed by Morris Goldstein
September 1999

The Exchange Stabilization Fund: Slush Money or War Chest?
by C. Randall Henning
May 1999

Toward A New International Financial Architecture: A Practical Post-Asia Agenda
by Barry Eichengreen
February 1999

Launching New Global Trade Talks: An Action Agenda
edited by Jeffrey J. Schott
September 1998

Unfinished Business: Telecommunications after the Uruguay Round
edited by Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Erika Wada
December 1997

The Case for an International Banking Standard
by Morris Goldstein
April 1997

The World Trading System: Challenges Ahead
edited by Jeffrey J. Schott
December 1996

The Trading System after the Uruguay Round
by John Whalley and Colleen Hamilton
July 1996 (Out-of-Print)

Fundamental Tax Reform and Border Tax Adjustments
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer assisted by Carol Gabyzon
January 1996 (Out-of-Print)

The Exchange Rate System and the IMF: A Modest Agenda
by Morris Goldstein
July 1995

The Uruguay Round: An Assessment
by Jeffrey J. Schott assisted by Johanna W. Buurman
November 1994 (Out-of-Print)

Managing the World Economy: Fifty Years after Bretton Woods
edited by Peter B. Kenen
September 1994