3 The IMF and the World Bank in an Evolving World
- James Boughton, and K. Lateef
- Published Date:
- April 1995
This session featured two speakers from major countries who have played active and important roles in their countries for many years. The first speaker was Manmohan Singh, the Finance Minister of India and one of the chief architects of India’s recent economic reform program. He was followed by C. Fred Bergsten, the founder and Director of the Institute for International Economics and a former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. After they addressed the global issues affecting the Bretton Woods institutions from their unique perspectives, the Chairman of the session—Lamberto Dini, Minister of the Treasury of Italy—offered an overview and synthesis of the suggestions presented. The speakers then responded to a number of questions and comments raised by other participants.