The IMF has decided to hire a new public relations firm to bolster its battered image. It is not clear what positive aspects the Fund is trying to project, but building relationships and putting a good gloss on initiatives will be no substitute for changing its practice.
BWP briefing explores gender dimensions of IMF’s key fiscal policy advice on resource mobilisation in developing countries, in particular on Value-Added Tax.
The IFC’s push for the PPP model, as well as its preference for healthcare ‘provision’ and the results-based payment approach, collectively undermine the human right to universal healthcare and the achievement of the SDGs.
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