The Trials of IMF Power Player Christine Lagarde


Mirren Gidda
January 11, 2016

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Christine Lagarde, arguably the most powerful woman in the world, is six months away from the end of her term as managing director of the trillion-dollar International Monetary Fund (IMF), but when she talks about the organization it’s clear she considers her work unfinished. “What I would like to see going forward in the institution is it being more agile, having the ability to harness development and leverage the knowledge which we have in this organization—which is huge—and make it available to members,” Lagarde says, during a recent interview with Newsweek at her office in downtown Washington, D.C. She describes …

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