The World Bank Should Resign
- FREE-FLOATING ANXIETY. Friedman, Milton // National Review;9/12/1994, Vol. 46 Issue 17, p32
The article criticizes the monetary policies of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. According to the article both the bodies are a failure as they have imposed heavy costs on their members. Though they have aided in the development of the so-called poor countries, but the most...
- Malfeasance and waste at the IMF. Murdock, Deroy // Headway;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p19
Comments on the alleged waste and malfeasance at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which is allegedly being tolerated by the United States 105th Congress by giving President Bill Clinton fresh IMF funds he requested. Perceived rampancy of profligacy among the IMF, World Bank and other...
- False hope. Wacieni, Kaniaru // Harvard International Review;Fall96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p42
Looks at the failure of economic aid programs from the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to spur economic development in African countries. Structure of the loans available from the two entities; Impact of debt burden on investment and exports; Indication that the entities will...
- Building Consensus on Poverty Reduction. Ahmed, Masood // Finance & Development;Jun2002, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p8
Presents the international community approach to reducing poverty. Pledge of countries on the realization of the Millennium Development Goals; Alignment of assistance by financial institutions and other donors; Debt relief basis of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
- International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. // International Organization;Autumn68, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p1002
This article focuses international bank for reconstruction and development. The twentieth annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development took places in Washington, September 27-October 1, 1965, under the chairmanship of Yilma Deressa,...
- Recasting Neoliberal Dominance in the Global South? A Critique of the Monterrey Consensus. Soederberg, Susanne // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political;Jul-Sep2005, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p325
The UN Financing for Development conference (FfD) was held in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2002 to gain international financial and political support for the Millennium Development Goals. Various multilevel consultations were held with â€˜equal stakeholdersâ€™ ranging from the IMF and...
- AIDS march draws hundreds. Highleyman, Liz // Bay Area Reporter;10/3/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 40, p23
Reports on a demonstration held by activists in Washington, D.C. to demand that the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund cancel the debt of poor countries. Concerns of the protesters with the funding for AIDS prevention and treatment in poor countries.
- LAW, ETHICS, AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCE. Buchheit, Lee C. // Law & Contemporary Problems;Summer2007, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p1
The article examines ethics and law in international finance. Cross-border financing involves the flow of foreign capital into a market which can have several effects on the country including the inflation in the local stock exchange and the dispersal of political largesse. The article also...
- The Pearson Report. // Banking;Nov69, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p41
Presents an overview of the report 'Partners in Development,' presented at the 1969 International Monetary Fund meeting, focusing on the efforts of the World Bank Group to extend financial assistance to developing countries.