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Nicholas Mulder on sanctions as a weapon

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WASHINGTON, USA – Sanctions are not new, but they deliver bigger global shocks and are easier to avoid than at any time in history. Nicholas Mulder’s latest book, The Economic Weapon, the Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War, looks at sanctions regimes of the past to better understand the implications of today’s sweeping sanctions against Russia.

In this podcast, Mulder says we need to think more carefully about crafting macroeconomic policy at a global level to offset the negative effects that the sanctions are having on third countries.

Read the article in Finance and Development

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Bruce Edwards Producer, IMF Podcasts



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