In this Essay, Professor Lichtenstein suggests that the Group of Seven's decision to use the International Monetary Fund to channel economic assistance to Russia was a mistake. Professor Lichentenstein examines the International Monetary Fund's charter, history, and institutional culture. She concludes that it is not a suitable vehicle for funneling the Group of Seven's promised aid to Russia.
Cynthia C. Lichtenstein,
Aiding the Transformation of Economies: Is the Fund's Conditionality Appropriate to the Task,
62 Fordham L. Rev. 1943
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