Meanwhile Joseph Stiglitz has accepted a post as chairman of Wall Street investment firm Brookdale which specialises in emerging markets. This calls into question the Bank’s failure to implement a quarantine policy to guide staff considering moves to other jobs. Stiglitz will also remain a special advisor to Bank President James Wolfensohn.
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New Bretton Woods Project report reveals World Bank Group channelling crucial development resources to banks instead of directly investing in pro-poor projects.
In December 2013, the German Development Institute, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Bretton Woods Project, in collaboration with the G-24, hosted a high-level workshop in Berlin to foster an open exchange on the profound changes in the global economy and the implications for global economic governance and its constituent institutions and members.
The Bretton Woods Project is an ActionAid hosted project (UK registered charity no. 274467).