With no less than seven references to a certain Colombian singer, the final edition of the annual spoof newsletter Bank Swirled, produced by anonymous Bank staff (we hope in their spare time), has been published. A hat tip to the “World Bank’s 132-person Offshore Humor Team” for 26 years of parodying the Bank. We count ourselves lucky that we never could get all the jokes.
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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