Cuba and the United States have a ways to go to improve economic ties, with a question mark over IMF membership. Here's why that piece may be less straightforward than others.
James M. Boughton
CIGI Senior Fellow
James M. Boughton is a CIGI Senior Fellow. He is a former historian of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a role he held from 1992 to 2012. From 2001 to 2010, he also served as assistant director in the Strategy, Policy, and Review Department at the IMF. From 1981 until he was appointed historian, he held various positions in the IMF’s Research Department. Before joining the IMF, James was an economist in the Monetary Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.