So, yes, we are seeing some sun break through — but it is not a clear sky. There are two ways to approach a moment like this. The first is to sit back, enjoy the progress, and wait for the next crisis before making big changes. As a former finance minister, I understand the appeal of this path. Championing change just when things are getting back on track is not easy — especially when the benefits come further down the road and policymakers already feel reform fatigue. -- Christine Lagarde, A time to repair the roof, 4 October 2017.
Christine Lagarde
Posted by Isabelle le 2017-11-05
Thirteen years ago, on this campus, a young man invented a social media platform that would connect the world. But the next Mark Zuckerberg need not come from Harvard. With the right investments in education, she can come from the south side of Chicago, or Sri Lanka, or Senegal. -- Christine Lagarde, A time to repair the roof, 4 October 2017.
Christine Lagarde
Posted by Isabelle le 2017-11-05
Clearly, what Europeans need right now is more time to watch football (…) Tomorrow most of you will be focusing on the game. But if you look at the players — and the clubs they play for — you will see a reflection of Europe, a manifestation of Unity in Diversity. -- Christine Lagarde, Unity in Diversity: The Case for Europe, 17 June 2016
Christine Lagarde
Posted by Isabelle le 2016-06-26
Whether you are from Milwaukee or from Mumbai, from Chicago or from Shanghai, from Paris or Panama City, … IMF Managing Director C. Lagarde, Commencement Address, 16 May 2015
Christine Lagarde
Posted by Isabelle le 2016-03-09
We’ve heard a lot about the internet of things. I think we need an internet of Woman. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde
Christine Lagarde
Posted by Isabelle le 2016-03-09