The IMF is insisting on the need to evaluate a debt relief for Greece. Will it happen?
Greece’s EU/IMF programme
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.
April 8, 2015 | By Yannis Mouzakis via MacroPolis | Just as the five-year anniversary of Greece’s first EU/IMF programme approaches – and despite marked procrastination in a number of other fronts – Greece’s coalition set up a parliamentary committee to investigate the country’s bankruptcy and the signing of its two memorandums with the troika.