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Low-Income Countries and the IMF — A Case of Structural Incompatibility?

  • Tony Killick
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Abstract

Concern for the welfare of the peoples of African and other low-income countries motivates much of Gerry Helleiner’s work. So does his scepticism about the International Monetary Fund as an agency for promoting the well-being of those countries, and his desire to influence the Fund, and the wider ‘system’ of which it is a key component, in ways that will give them a more benign influence. This essay is offered as an input into a debate to which Gerry has made such a major contribution.

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International Monetary Fund Fund Programme Debt Relief Domestic Credit Borrowing Government 
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