This summer Anne Simpson will leave Pensions and Investment Research Consultants to develop the World Bank’s corporate governance strategy for the private sector. This position has been established in the wake of the international economic crises. PIRC has been a key player in putting pressure on the Boards of large companies such as British Gas and Hanson over issues such as executive pay and their articles of association.
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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