We are delighted to welcome Sargon Nissan as the new manager of the Bretton Woods Project’s work programme on IMF and finance, taking over from Peter Chowla. Sargon has extensive policy and advocacy experience, having worked for organisations such as the new economics foundation (nef), Jubilee Debt Campaign, CAFOD and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, on projects focusing on the sustainability of markets and financial systems. He also worked in the field for the United Nations Development Programme in Syria and spent four years working in the financial sector in the City of London. He holds two Masters degrees from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London (Finance and Development, Development Studies), and a Bachelors in Economics from the London School of Economics.
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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