For the world's poorest, the pandemic has exacerbated their situation.
That means fewer jobs and more debt. And the U.S. may be in for even worse.
Capital has fled emerging markets on a massive scale. Currencies are down, debt burdens are rising and people are falling into poverty.
IMF economists talked to epidemiologists and tried to estimate how much COVID-19 restrictions will affect the economy.
The IMF had a call with 189 member countries Tuesday to discuss a coordinated response to COVID-19.
0.8% may not sound like a lot, but on a global scale, it's different.
"Both sides should sit down and talk more," says David Lipton of the International Monetary Fund.
A conversation with the IMF's chief economist about the lowest global growth rate since the financial crisis.
The International Monetary Fund managing director on her dual role, the rise of inequality, the repercussions of the global trade war and women in finance.
The head of the World Bank, Jim Kim, announced his resignation Monday — a surprise given that he’s still got a few years left on his term. So now the search is on to find his replacement. Traditionally, the World Bank’s been led by an American, while the International Monetary Fund has been run by […]