Happy Tuesday BUIAA!
This Wednesday, we will be simulating the IMF Specialized Committee at the weekly meeting. Join us at 7:30pm in Photonics 211 for debate and discussion. You can read the Committee mini-guide and background guide here. The password is Terriers11.
The IMF is an important international organization that has gained prominence with the recent 2008 financial crisis. Here are some recent, relevant articles:
The IMF Home page: http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm
The IMF and Millenium Development Goals: http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/facts/mdg.htm
Refocusing the IMF: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/53802/martin-feldstein/refocusing-the-imf
The BRICs and the IMF: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/67885/sebastian-mallaby/can-the-brics-take-the-imf
IMF Leadership: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/18/why_is_the_imf_chief_always_a_european