christine lagarde

FA poll: IMF unlikely to pick emerging-markets chief

Results from our web poll hint that the cosy arrangement that once dictated leadership of the IMF and the World Bank is under pressure from China and other emerging-market countries, but unlikely to change.
May 23, 2011

The IMF needs a European leader

Continuity rather than tradition should guide the choice of IMF managing director to help resolve Europe's sovereign debt crisis.
May 19, 2011