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Joia S. Mukherjee and Brooke K. Baker

The danger of IMF policies

By Joia S. Mukherjee and Brooke K. Baker
June 1, 2009

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International Monetary Fund policies have consistently constrained government spending in poor countries with the goal of decreasing a hypothetical risk of inflation and of limiting the size of the public sector. These policies are dangerous as poor countries plunge deeper into poverty. (Full article: 673 words)

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