IMF的适时转变

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国际货币基金组织(IMF)的春季年会值得注意,因为该组织的关于资本管制和劳动力市场弹性的考察将被叫停。一个全新的IMF似乎逐渐而谨慎地在斯特劳斯-卡恩的带领下形成。

大约13年前,在1997年IMF香港年会上,该组织以开始尝试修改章程,以增加敦促各国走向资本市场自由化的余地。这个时机选得令人叫绝:当时东亚金融危机刚刚开始发酵,而这一危机的一大主因正是在一个根本不需要资本市场自由化的高储蓄率地区推行资本市场自由化。

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