Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, delivers a statement at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. on December 19, after its executive board reiterated its support for her to remain in the position, despite being convicted of negligence by a French court. Photo: Bloomberg
Jake Van Der Kamp
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How on earth did Lagarde manage to dodge her latest bullet?

IMF chief lost control of her own country’s fiscal position, and was then deemed suitable to lead an institution which exists to enforce fiscal rectitude on profligate governments

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Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, delivers a statement at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. on December 19, after its executive board reiterated its support for her to remain in the position, despite being convicted of negligence by a French court. Photo: Bloomberg
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