Lagarde's negligence a 'footnote,' but the IMF still needs reform

Christine Lagarde will retain her post at the International Monetary Fund despite being convicted of negligence by a special French court. But the incident could push forward leadership and other reform at the institution, experts tell Devex.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.

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