Review of Argentina and the Fund: from triumph to tragedy

Argentina and the Fund: from triumph to tragedy, Michael Mussa, Institute for International Economics, 2002.

In the wake of the catastrophe that struck Argentina at the end of 2001, one whose devastating consequences are still being lived out, there has been abundant commentary seeking to shake the finger, and draw lessons from the experience. While it is widely accepted that much of the blame can be apportioned to the Argentine authorities, the IMF has received a healthy helping of criticism.


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