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IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies

The Real News Network

Interview, October 2018 | Lawrence King

Contrary to Popular Belief, IMF Continues to Push Neoliberalism on Countries' Agricultural Policies In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses his report on conditionalities that the IMF imposes when it provides loans that interfere with food production and encroach on the sovereignty of states battling poverty. >> Watch interview
Research

Spreading the Washington Consensus into Food and Agriculture Sectors: The Case of the International Monetary Fund

Working Paper, September 2018 | Adel Daoud, Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King

Commentary

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen

The Real News Network

Interview, March 2018 | Lawrence King

IMF's Structural Adjustment Programs Weaken States They Aim to Strengthen In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Lawrence King discusses how some IMF programs undermine the ability of governments in developing countries to properly govern. >> View Interview
Research

How Structural Adjustment Programs Impact Bureaucratic Quality in Developing Countries

Working Paper, January 2018 | Bernhard Reinsberg, Alexander Kentikelenis, Thomas Stubbs, Lawrence King

Commentary

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power

The Real News Network

Interview, September 2017 | Lawrence King

U.S. Pharma Industry Converts Monopoly Power into Political Power In The Real News Network interview, UMass-Amherst economics professor Lawrence King explains how the pharmaceutical industry converts intellectual property rights into inordinate profits and uses these for political power.
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