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Title The IMF and Argentina, 1991-2001 / [prepared by a team headed by Shinji Takagi]
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, Independent Evaluation Office, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 122 pages) : illustrations
Series Evaluation report (International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office)
Evaluation report (International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office)
Contents Introduction: Overview of economic developments, 1991-2001 ; Factors contributing to the crisis -- Surveillance and program design, 1991-2000: Exchange rate policy ; Fiscal policy ; Structural reforms in macro-critical areas ; The manner of engagement with Argentina -- Crisis management, 2000-01: Second review and augmentation, January 2001 ; Completion of third review, May 2001 ; Fourth review and augmentation, September 2001 ; Noncompletion of fifth review, December 2001 ; The decision-making process -- Lessons from the Argntine crisis: Major findings ; Lessons for the IMF ; Recommendations
Summary This report evaluates the role of the IMF in Argentina, focusing particularly on the period of crisis management from 2000 until early 2002. The primary purpose of the evaluation is to draw lessons for the IMF in its future operational work. The evaluation suggests ten lessons, in the areas of surveillance and program design, crisis management, and the decision-making process, and, on the basis of these lessons, offers six sets of recommendations to improve the effectiveness of IMF policies and procedures.---Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-106)
Notes Print version record
Subject International Monetary Fund -- Argentina.
Crisis management -- Argentina.
Financial crises -- Argentina.
Argentina -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Takagi, Shinji, 1953-
International Monetary Fund. Independent Evaluation Office.
ISBN 1451979185
9781451979183