Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the International Monetary Fund
As part of the new series Rebuilding the Global Economy, the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) held a virtual event on December 2, 2020, to discuss memos from the following speakers, recommending policy priorities and solutions heading into 2021 for policymakers at the International Monetary Fund:
- Peter Orszag on sovereign debt restructuring
- José De Gregorio to the IMF Managing Director
- Joseph E. Gagnon to the US Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Finance
Kristin Forbes provided commentary.
ABOUT THIS SERIES
Rebuilding the Global Economy, launched by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in October 2020, is a series that lays out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions. These PIIE-led proposals will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts. The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare.