Ngaire Woods: IMF Has Learnt Lessons of Austerity

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On BBC Radio 4′s Today programme, GEG director Ngaire Woods discussed the recent admission of Olivier Blanchard, Chief Economist of the IMF, that austerity measures were causing much more economic damage than forecast.  She also explained why IMF forecasts have a built-in optimism. The full interview is here.