Greece’s EU/IMF programme


Olivier Blanchard

IMF: The Blanchard Touch

PARIS | April 20, 2015 | By Francesco Saraceno |  Recently I commented on the intriguing box in which the IMF staff challenges one of the tenets of the Washington consensus, the link between labour market reform and economic performance. But the IMF is not new to these reassessments. In fact over the past three years research coming from the fund has increasingly challenged the orthodoxy that still shapes European policy making.