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The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.

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#276: Do We Need The IMF?

May 24th, 2011

Episode 376 of 913 episodes

On today's Planet Money, we take a look at the International Monetary Fund. What does the IMF actually do? Does the world need the IMF? And what do the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn mean for the future of the institution?

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