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International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund is an international organisation headquartered in Washington, D.C., of "189 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." Formed in 1944 at the Bretton Woods Conference primarily by the ideas of Harry Dexter White and John Maynard Keynes, it came into formal existence in 1945 with 29 member countries and the goal of reconstructing the international payment system. It now plays a central role in the management of balance of payments difficulties and international financial crises. Wikipedia*

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The International Monetary Fund has 62 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1991, North American Free Trade Agreement. The year with the most videos was 2014 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 637 views per program. Most appearances with Christine Lagarde (15), Gerry Rice (7), James D. Wolfensohn (7). Most common tags: International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Economic Policy.

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