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Graham Bird

Graham Bird is visiting professor at Claremont McKenna College and clinical professor at Claremont Graduate University. He is also a research professor at the University of Surrey. For 20 years he was director of the Surrey Centre for International Economic Studies as well as being a visiting scholar in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Research Department, and an expert adviser to the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF. He has been a consultant to the European Central Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UNICEF and the Commonwealth Secretariat. Graham is the author, co-author or editor of more than 20 books and monographs and has written approaching 200 papers in academic journals including being a frequent contributor to World Economics.
Papers from this author

Assessing the G20’s Mutual Assessment Process: A MAP but Little Direction

Managing a Changing World Economy

Does the IMF Perform a Catalytic Role?

IMF Programmes: Is there a conditionality Laffer Curve?

Are Mr de Rato’s Spectacles Rose Tinted?

Reforming IMF Conditionality

Economic Globalisation

Now You See Them, Now You Don’t: the Case of the Shrinking Global Economic Imbalances

Sins of the Commission

Is there a Case for an Asian Monetary Fund?

Currency Wars

Macroeconomic Policy in Open Economies

The Dangers of Déjà Vu Economics

Special Drawing Rights

Towards a Better Understanding of International Capital Volatility

Where Do We Stand On Choosing Exchange Rate Regimes in Developing and Emerging Economies?

So Far So Good, But Still Some Missing Links

Why do Governments Delay Devaluation?

The Collapse of Consensus

Prospects for the Evolution of Global Reserves

Managing Capital Surges

The IMF’s Uneasy Excursion into the Euro Zone

On Solving the World’s Economic Problems by Doing Something Unfashionable

The IMF and the Challenges it Faces

Unwinding Global Economic Imbalances

Reserve Accumulation in Asia

Is Dollarisation a Viable Option for Latin America?

What Happened to the Washington Consensus?

Fiscal Policy and the Global Crisis

Multilateral Surveillance

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Global Imbalances and the Lessons of Bretton Woods

The G20 After the Seoul Summit

Are We Heading for a Dollar Crisis?

Graham Bird on Fault Lines and Fractures Threatening the World Economy

The Eurozone: What Now?

Running the IMF

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