Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Lustig Addresses new IMF Managing Director and Poverty and Inequality Issues

June 21st, 2011

The Center for Global Development is carrying out a survey on Choosing the Next Managing Director of the IMF. Economic expert, Nora Lustig, core faculty of the Stone Center for Latin American Studies and CIPR Associate Research Professor, wrote five key questions that she would ask those seeking the office given the opportunity to address such candidates:

To view Lustig’s questions, please visit Five Questions for Candidates to Head the IMF found on Lustig’s blog.

Attached please also find an article titled As duas esquerdas de América Latina by Leandra Peres published in the Valor Econômico on May 20, 2011. The story is based on Nora Lustig’s interview with Leandra Peres about poverty and inequality reduction in Latin American countries governed by the new left regimes.