Thursday, May 19, 2011

DSK Resigns; Lagarde Favored to Replace.

On Lagarde, here. I'd still rather have Stanley Fischer. And isn't the IMF concerned that Lagarde is embroiled in a scandal of her own, involving Bernard Tapie, which could prove very embarrassing now that it's in the hands of the courts?

5 comments:

sushi105 said...

did you see her comment, "est-ce que j'ai la gueule de quelqu'un qui est amie avec bernard tapie," qqchose comme ça?!

Anonymous said...

"The odds on potential successors to Dominique Strauss-Kahn" (The Economist)

http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/05/imfs_next_leader

Tacitus said...

In are you are interested, The Economist has a list of possible candidates along with their odds according to a British bookmaker:

http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/05/imfs_next_leader

Robert said...

What would be so terrible about having Trevor Manuel in the job? Isn't it time an African -- or at least someone from a developing economy -- held the post?

Anonymous said...

C. Lagarde is certainly not enough Sexus Politicus to get this job. She should stay away from these political primates.