Economists slam G-20 as an illegitimate forum

Cush, I. K.
April 2009
New York Amsterdam News;4/30/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p2
The article reports on the criticism to the Group of Eight (G-8) and Group of Twenty (G-20) public meetings, which have taken the leading role in discussing the global financial crisis. The economist suggests that the United Nations (UN) must lead the negotiations, with the aim of introducing a sustainable financial architecture to allow strong democratic representation. It argues that International Monetary Fund (IMF) are ill-equipped to resolve the financial crisis.


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