Straight Talk: Age of Austerity: Advanced economies face a harsh environment as they chart a course to balanced budgets and lower debt »
Source: Finance & Development, June 2012
Series: Finance & Development
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 31 May 2012
Keywords: monetary fund, recession, financial crisis, global recession
Five years after the first stirrings of the crisis, some countries have recovered, but others are still struggling. F&D looks at the world today and sees a complex and mixed picture for the future of the world econ...