Continuing a much-heralded tradition at the Bretton Woods Project, the first issue of 2005 will feature ‘Bankspeak of the Year’ – the most incomprehensible use of words in a Bank or Fund document or speech. Also, our list of recommended resources – the best of books, reports and articles written about the work of the Bank and Fund in 2004. Suggestions from readers for both features are very welcome.
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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